Comedian Raju Srivastava passes away at 58

Stand-up comedian Raju Srivastava passed away on September 21. He breathed his last at Delhi AIIMS. 

On August 10, Srivastava suffered a heart attack while working out in a gym and was immediately rushed to the hospital. Reportedly, he was running on the treadmill when he complained about chest pain. He underwent an angioplasty the same day. 

Srivastava was in a state of unconsciousness for several days. He underwent treatment for several days and his condition remained critical. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the passing away of the renowned comedian. In a post on Twitter, the Prime Minister shared a picture with him and said, “Raju Srivastava brightened our lives with laughter, humor, and positivity. He leaves us too soon but he will continue to live in the hearts of countless people thanks to his rich work over the years.” 

The 58-year-old actor and stand-up comedian is known for his performance in ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge. He also participated in ‘Bigg Boss’ and did several films such as ‘Baazigar’ and ‘Maine Pyaar Kiya’. 

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