In a tragic news story this morning (September 21), comedian Raju Srivastava, who was previously hospitalized after collapsing while exercising at a gym, has passed away. The news has been confirmed by his family, the ANI news agency reported.
“Comedian Raju Srivastava dies in Delhi at age 58, his family confirms. He was admitted to AIIMS Delhi on Aug. 10 after experiencing chest pains and collapsing while exercising at the gym,” the tweet read. news agency ANI.
Comedian Raju Srivastava dies at age 58 in Delhi, family confirms.
He was admitted to AIIMS Delhi on August 10 after experiencing chest pains and collapse while exercising at the gym.
According to PTI, Raju Srivastava’s brother confirmed that the comedian died after 41 days in the Delhi hospital.
For the inexperienced, Srivastava suffered a heart attack on the morning of August 10 while working out in a gym in South Delhi and he was rushed to AIIMS, New Delhi. The 58-year-old comedian complained that he felt uneasy when he was taken to hospital. Srivastava had collapsed after experiencing chest pains while running on the treadmill at the gym. He underwent an angioplasty the same day. His trainer took him to the hospital. At the time of the heart attack, Raju Srivastava was in Delhi to meet with some state leaders.
Srivastava has been working in the entertainment industry since the late 1980s and gained recognition after participating in the first season of the stand-up comedy show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge in 2005. He has starred in such films as Maine Pyar Kiya, Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya, Main Prem Ki Deewani Hoon among others.