At the age of 58, veteran comedian and entertainer Raju Shrivastava, who had been admitted to the AIIMS, (All India Institute of Medical Sciences), passed away. On August 10, Raju Shrivastava experienced a cardiac arrest and was required to be hospitalized after reporting chest pains at the gym while using a treadmill. The following day, he also had several tests like angioplasty.
Raju Shrivastava’s Health Condition
“The comedian’s condition had seen considerable changes over the previous few days.” Raju’s brother Dipoo Shrivastava informed the news media that perhaps the relatives had not received any such confirmation from the physicians and doctors. Dipoo had also stated that the humorist had made only slight progress and was only slowly getting better. Shikha, Raju’s wife, often updated his followers and relatives on his condition and pleaded with them to wish for his recuperation.
At AIIMS, Delhi, Raju Shrivastava was being kept alive by a machine. After 15 days of support from the ventilator, the comedian and entertainer regained consciousness for a while. On September 1, nevertheless, he was once more placed on the support of the ventilator after experiencing a temperature as high as 100 degrees.
Sneak Peek into Raju Shrivastava’s Popularity
Raju Shrivastava’s demise has taken aback many citizens of the country who were the true fans and followers of the veteran comedian, Shri Raju. Since the late 1980s, Shrivastava had been engaged in the Bollywood and entertainment industry. Moreover, Raju Srivastav got immense recognition in the whole nation when he participated in “The Great Indian Laughter Challenge”.
The Great Indian Laughter Challenge is a stand-up comedy show which featured Raju Shrivastava in its first season in 2005. Apart from these, Raju Shrivastava’s works can be reflected in various other movies like Main Prem Ki Deewani Hoon’, ‘Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya’ and ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’ among others.