Kapil Sharma says ‘Aaj pehli baar aapne rulaya bhai’ as he mourns death of Raju Srivastava

Ace comedian Raju Srivastava passed away on Wednesday (September 21). The Popular stand-up comedian and actor who made millions of people laugh suffered a heart attack on August 10, while working out at the gym. He was soon admitted to AIIMS in Delhi where he breathed his last.  Ever since the news of his demise was announced, condolence poured in from Bollywood and the telly world. Now Kapil Sharma who has shared the stage with Raju Srivastava paid a heartbreaking tribute to the late comedian.

Taking to Instagram Kapil shared an unseen picture of himself with the late comedian. In the picture, both Kapil Sharma and Raju Srivastava are seen sitting and smiling.

Kapil Sharma also penned an emotional tribute to the late comedian and wrote in Hindi, “आज पहली बार आपने रुलाया है राजू भाई 💔 काश एक मुलाक़ात और हो जाती। ईश्वर आपको अपने चरणों में स्थान दें। आप बहुत याद आएँगे।अलविदा 🙏 ओम् शांति(Today for the first time you made me cry Raju bhai. I wish there would have been one more chance to meet you. May god give you a place in his feet. You will be missed. Goodbye. Om Shanti.)”

Check out Kapil Sharma’s post on Raju Srivastava’s demise here:


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Raju Srivastava had suffered severe brain damage after his cardiac arrest and had remained unconscious and under observation at AIIMS, Delhi since August 10.

Raju Srivastava has been a part of the Entertainment industry since the 1980s. But he received recognition post his stint in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge (2005). His stage character ‘Gajodhar Bhaiya’ was also very popular. The comedian has also featured in films like Maine Pyar Kiya, Baazigar and more.

He is survived by his wife and children.

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