Raju Srivastava no more, comedian passes away at age 58

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For the last few weeks, Raju Srivastava has been making headlines as he was admitted to the AIIMS hospital in Delhi after he suffered a heart attack. Raju Srivastava is no more. The ace comedian was 58.

ANI tweeted, “Comedian Raju Srivastava passes away in Delhi at the age of 58, confirms his family. He was admitted to AIIMS Delhi on August 10 after experiencing chest pain & collapsing while working out at the gym.”

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After Raju suffered a heart attack, his cousin Ashok Srivastava had earlier revealed, “He (Raju Srivastava) was doing his routine exercise, and while he was on the treadmill, he suddenly fell down. He suffered a heart attack and was immediately taken to the AIIMS hospital.”

Raju Srivastava’s nephew Kushal Srivastava confirmed the news of the comedian’s death. He told ETimes, “Yes, it is true. He passed away half and hour back. We all are at AIIMS. His entire family is here. We haven’t decided on the last rites yet.”

Raju was one of the most loved comedians. He ventured into stand-up comedy with the talent show ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’ and emerged as second runner-up. He also participated in Bigg Boss and Comedy Ka Maha Muqabala, Nach Baliye season 6, Comedy Nights With Kapil and more. In his career, Raju also featured in Hindi films such as Baazigar, Maine Pyar Kiya, Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiya.

He is now survived by his wife Shikha and two kids – Antara and Ayushman.

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