New Delhi: Standard comic and actor Raju Srivastava, who was on ventilator assist for over a month, has handed away. The information was confirmed by his brother Dipoo Srivastava on Wednesday morning.
In keeping with his household, Raju was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), after struggling a coronary heart assault whereas understanding on the health club. Although he underwent an angioplasty, he didn’t regain consciousness, although he had proven indicators of enchancment.
Srivastava, who has been within the leisure trade because the Eighties, shot to fame after collaborating within the first season of the truth stand-up comedy present ‘The Nice Indian Laughter Problem’ in 2005. His function as Gajodhar Bhaiya within the comedy present quickly went on to turn out to be a fan favorite. He was additionally a participant in Huge Boss Season 3.
Raju had an enormous ardour to be a comedy artist from his childhood and would take part in a number of stage programmes.
He has additionally appeared in supporting roles in Hindi movies reminiscent of ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’, ‘Baazigar’, the remake of ‘Bombay to Goa’ and ‘Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiya’.
He was additionally the chairman of the Movie Growth Council Uttar Pradesh. The actor has additionally had a stint as a politician. After coming into politics by means of the Samajwadi Occasion, he then went on to affix the BJP.