Famous comedian The King Of Comedy – Raju Srivastava, real name Satya Prakash Srivastava took his last breath at the All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi Today.
It is to be noted that Raju has been ailing since long and has been admitted to AIIMS after he had a heart stroke on August 10th, 2022.
Raju Srivastava is a popular stand up comedian who had suffered a heart stroke while exercising.
He was doing his routine workout on treadmill, where he suddenly fell down.
Earlier two weeks ago, there were rumors that Raju died which turned out to be a hoax, giving tremendous pain to his family members.
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But this time, his death was confirmed by his family to the reporters. After 41 days under medication, the comedian died at 10:20 a.m.
Recently, his brother Dipoo Srivastava recorded a video and updated about his healing through social media.
“Recovery is taking its time. He’ll be OK in no time. He is stable and is being ventilated. He is still unresponsive.
It’s been 35 days, but doctors say they’re doing everything they can. “We need everyone’s prayers,” Dipoo said in the video”.
When asked if the family wish to transfer Raju to another hospital in Mumbai, where Raju lived, Dipoo stated that there were no such thinking.
“He’ll get treated at AIIMS, and we’ll discharge him home once he’s recovered.” he said.
Raju was an unprecedented, professional known for his instant wit.
He was popularly called as Gajodhar in his friend circle. He was a notable Indian comedian, actor, and politician.
He started his career as a stand-up comedian with the India’s talent show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge, where he stood second runner-up.
He then competed in the spin-off The Great Indian Laughter Challenge – Champions, where he earned the title “The King of Comedy.”