Popular comedian-actor is on ventilator after suffering a heart attack on Wednesday. The stand-up comedian was admitted to AIIMS where the doctors performed Angioplasty.
With just a handful comedians who have stood the test of time, Raju Srivastava is one of the best. With over 40 years in the cine-world, Raju appeared in some of the iconic Bollywood movies such as “Baazigar” , “Maine Pyar Kiya” ,” Bombay to Goa” and as one of the contestants who participated in Big Boss season 3. He also participated in season three of Bigg Boss. While working out in Gym, Raju Srivastava suffered heart attack . Srivastava’s cousin Ashok Srivastava revealed that the comic suffered a heart attack while exercising. Comedian was rushed to the hospital where the actor is in critical condition and on ventilator. Additionally he underwent angioplasty also.
Raju Srivastava suffered Heart Attack, comedian was doing exercise on Treadmill
Raju Srivastava who shot into prominence after the first season of stand up comedy show ‘ The Great Indian Laughter Challenge ‘ in 2005.
Raju Srivastava Heart attack: Further Updates
He has also acted in a couple of Hindi movies also. Raju Srivastava suffered a heart attack and was rushed to the AIIMS hospital. As per the news his condition is critical and he is on ventilator. As per the last reports his wife has reached Delhi also. A day after the comedian had the attack, both Defense Minister Rajnath Singh and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and today dialed his wife Shikha Srivastava. Both assured his family members of all the support.
The Defense minister also spoke to the AIIMS director Dr. Guleria, over the phone regarding the wellbeing of popular comedian. Besides he called on Raju’s wife to console her and wish and pray for his speedy recovery. One of the country’s popular comedians of the Television, he is is the current chairman of the Film Development Council of Uttar Pradesh.
He received his first recognition after participating in the first season of stand-up comedy show “The Great Indian Laughter Challenge”.
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