Raju Srivastava, a talented comedian, has passed away at the age of 58.

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Raju Srivastava, a 58-year-old comedian, died on Wednesday in Delhi. His death was verified by his family to the Hindustan Times. After 41 days in the hospital, the comedian died at 10:20 a.m. Raju was brought to AIIMS Delhi on August 10 after collapsing and experiencing chest trouble while working out at a gym.

After suffering a heart attack and being brought to the hospital, Raju was placed on a ventilator and required its assistance for more than a month. Recent statements made by his brother, Dipoo Srivastava, indicated that the comic was making a sluggish recovery but remained unconscious.

Although Raju had been working in the entertainment sector since the 1980s, he did not achieve widespread recognition until 2005, when he took part in the inaugural season of the reality stand-up comedy show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge. He’s starred in Hindi films including Maine Pyar Kiya, Baazigar, Bombay to Goa, and Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiya. He was the Film Development Council Uttar Pradesh chairman until his death.

 

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