The famous Comedian Raju Srivastav passed away at the age of 58. He was one of the most prominent Stand-up-comedians in the industry who ruled the stage in the early 2000s and early 2010s. Last month the actor-comedian was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) hospital in New Delhi following a heart attack during a gym workout session.
For those who are still unaware of the situation, actor-comedian Raju Srivastav suffered a heart attack on 9th August, following which he was rushed to AIIMS hospital in Delhi. The actor-comedian’s team had confirmed that he suffered a heart attack while working out in the gym. In a statement that goes back to August 10th, the actor-comedian’s team said that “He was working out on the treadmill around 11-11:30 when he had the stroke. He is stable now. There is nothing to worry about as of now. Doctors are conducting tests, we’ll share more information soon,”. Later on, after all the tests were done, it was reported that the comedian suffered immense brain damage as well after having a cardiac arrest.
Comedian Raju Srivastav was a popular name in the comedy circus and was also widely loved for his impersonation of Bollywood actors and political leaders. Impersonation of big celebrities got him fame and he was noticed for obvious reasons. In his career, he was also a part of several comedy shows including the likes of The Great Indian Laughter Challenge, Comedy Ka Maha Muqabala, Comedy Circus, and Comedy Nights with Kapil.
In one of the stories that have been going viral since 2017 is when Raju revealed that even Prime Minister Narendra Modi enjoyed his mimicry. stating that PM Modi told him, ‘If you wish to, you should mimic me, just take care that the crowd should be entertained.’ He always believed that mimicry is an art.