Indian Comedian Raju Srivastav Died PM Modi Social Fans Reaction

New Delhi: Popular stand-up comedian and actor Raju Srivastava left for his heavenly abode today, on September 21, after struggling for over a month in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of AIIMS, New Delhi. Raju had suffered a heart attack on August 10, while exercising on a treadmill in a gym in south Delhi.

He was immediately taken to AIIMS Delhi where he was undergoing treatment for over a month. The comedian best known for his stage character ‘Gajodhar’ passed away at the age of 58. His family confirmed the news of his death.

As soon as the news of Raju’s death broke, netizens took to their social media handles to mourn the demise of the popular comedian.

One user wrote, “Heartbreaking to hear the untimely demise of famous Indian comedian, actor Raju Srivastav Ji. Raju Srivastav was one man who could mimic anyone effortlessly. You will be missed”

Another user wrote, “RIP #RajuSrivastava .. Legend in the field of Stand Up comedy.. My favorite of all time.. Om Shanti Gajodhar Bhaiya”

One user shared, “Gone too soon, too far”

Raju Srivastava had carved a niche for himself in the world of stand-up comedy with his well-timed jokes and comic takes on some very relevant situations in life. He rose to fame with the first-of-its-kind stand-up comedy talent hunt show ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’, with its first season premiering in the year 2005.

He appeared in Hindi films such as ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’, ‘Baazigar’, ‘Bombay to Goa’ (remake) and ‘Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiya’. He was one of the contestants on ‘Bigg Boss’ season three. He was the chairman of the Uttar Pradesh Film Development Council.

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