Indian comedian Raju Srivastava rose to fame when he participated in the comedy show ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’. He might not have won the show but he won billions of hearts and introduced many to the world of stand-up comedy. Since then, he was on a mission to make people smile with his talent.
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But sadly, the ever smiling and jovial star had today left people teary-eyed as he left us for his heavenly abode. According to Hindustan Times, the comedian, actor, and politician breathed his last today in Delhi’s AIIMS. He was 58.
After struggling for over 40 days in the hospital after he suffered a heart attack on August 10 during a workout session, he lost in the battle of life.
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The country mourned the passing away of the gem. Several celebs also took to social media to extend their heartfelt tribute to the the ‘King of Comedy’.
Raju Srivastava brightened our lives with laughter, humour and positivity. He leaves us too soon but he will continue to live in the hearts of countless people thanks to his rich work over the years. His demise is saddening. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti. pic.twitter.com/U9UjGcfeBK
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 21, 2022
Posted @withrepost • @voompla RIP🙏 Comedian Raju Srivastava died has passed away today at the age of 58 in Delhi. He reportedly suffered a cardiac arrest while working out at a gym recently and was later admitted to AIIMS where he underwent angioplasty.
Heartbreaking.. RIP pic.twitter.com/7Sg0sPmyVF
— ameesha patel (@ameesha_patel) September 21, 2022
Forever in our hearts. Rest in peace Raju Srivastava Sir. My condolences to the family 🙏🏻
— Hrithik Roshan (@iHrithik) September 21, 2022
Saddened by the demise of Shri Raju Srivastava! He will be remembered for enthralling the audience with his unique style of observation & clean comedy. Om Shanti. pic.twitter.com/DELRoJkFCN
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) September 21, 2022
— Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri (@vivekagnihotri) September 21, 2022
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In your lifetime you gifted us laughs & more laughs, on & off the screen. Your untimely demise makes me very sad.
RIP Raju. 🕉 Shanti.
May the Almighty give your family strength in this hour of bereavement 🙏 pic.twitter.com/RWG6AcHrid
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) September 21, 2022
— Rajpal Naurang Yadav (@rajpalofficial) September 21, 2022
— King Mika Singh (@MikaSingh) September 21, 2022
Deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of Late Raju Srivastava ji. May God bless his journey into the light 🙏🏼 #RIPRajuSrivastava
— Nimrat Kaur (@NimratOfficial) September 21, 2022
RIP Raju Bhai 💔 pic.twitter.com/RfnAMh1hFN
— sonu sood (@SonuSood) September 21, 2022
Really sad to hear about Raju Shrivastava’s unfortunate demise. A dear friend ,a genius with an unmatchable insightfu mind . It’s such an irreparable loss for the creative world. Just heartbreaking .#RajuSrivastava #rajusrivastava @iRajuSrivastava
— Prasoon Joshi (@prasoonjoshi_) September 21, 2022
From childhood till today, in stand up comedians I had not seen better than Raju Srivastava before, nor found anyone better than him after him. Far and wide, No one had any match with him. May the Almighty Supreme give peace to his soul!
— mohd Gulfaam (@albele_balam) September 21, 2022
Srivastava is survived by his wife and two children. Gone too soon, Gajodhar Bhaiya!