“Comedian Raju Srivastav passes away in Delhi at the age of 58, confirms his family. He was admitted to AIIMS Delhi on August 10 after experiencing chest pain & collapsing while working out at the gym,” the agency tweeted.

For the unversed, Raju Srivastav suffered a heart attack on August 9, following which he was rushed to AIIMS hospital in Delhi. The comedian’s team had confirmed that he suffered a heart attack while working out. “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 as of now. Doctors are conducting tests, we’ll share more information soon,” his team said. It was later reported that the comedian suffered immense brain damage too after cardiac arrest.

Raju Srivastav Bio

Raju Srivastav (born Satyaprakash Srivastava) often credited as Raju Shrivastav or Raju Srivastava, is an Indian comedian, and more popularly, an observational comedian. He is known most for his acute scrutiny and comical timing about various Indian aspects of life.

Satyaprakash Srivastava was born in Kanpur, India in a middle class Kayastha family. His father is a very famous poet, Mr. Rameshchandra Srivastava known as Balai Kaka. Being a good mimic, Raju nursed the dream of becoming a comedian since childhood. In his school time he used to imitate his teachers. He gained initial stardom as an Amitabh Bachchan impressionist. He landed in Mumbai (then Bombay), and after a few years did a small role in the super hit Rajshri movie Maine Pyar Kiya. He did many other small roles in a number of movies. Raju was a participant on Bigg Boss (Season 3), anchored by Amitabh Bachchan.

Name:Raju Srivastava
Real Name:Satya Prakash Srivastava
Other Names:Raju Bhaiya, Gajodhar Bhaiya
Birth Date:December 25, 1963
DeathSeptember 21, 2022
Place of Birth:Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Hometown:Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Father’s Name:Ramesh Chandra Srivastava
Father’s Profession:Government employee and poet
Mother’s Name:Saraswati Srivastava
Mother’s Profession:Homemaker
Siblings (if any):Deepu Srivastava (Younger brother)

Raju Srivastav Political Career

Raju Srivastava was also actively involved in politics. The star had already gained much acclaim in the field of comedy when he entered politics. 

He joined politics with Samajwadi Party in 2014, when he was elected by the party for the Lok Sabha election for Kanpur. However, Raju wasn’t very satisfied with the support of the party’s local units and thus, he returned the ticket.

The scenario took a turn in favor of Raju Srivastava when in 2014, he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party. Moreover, Hon. Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the comedian an integral part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

Just after that, Raju Srivastava actively promoted cleanliness through events and music videos. He also promoted cleanliness through TV commercials.

Raju Srivastav Spouse And Family:

Raju was born in a middle-class family in Kanpur. His father’s name is Ramesh Chandra Srivastava. His mother’s name is Saraswati Srivastava. He also has a younger sibling, Deepu Srivastava.

Raju Srivastava got married to Shikha Srivastava on July 1, 1993, in Lucknow. They have two children; one son Ayushman and a daughter, Antara.

Parents:Ramesh Chandra Srivastava (Father), Saraswati Srivastava (Mother)
Siblings:Deepu Srivastava (Brother)
Marital Status:Married
Spouse’s Name:Shikha Srivastava
Children:Aayushmaan Srivastava (Son), Antra Srivastava (Daughter)



Year 1986TitleRole
1989Maine Pyaar KiyaTruck Cleaner
1993BaazigarCollege Student
Mr. Azaad
2001Aamdani Atthani Kharcha RupaiyaaBaba Chin Chin Choo
2002Waah! Tera Kya KehnaBanne Khan’s assistant
2003Main Prem Ki Diwani HoonShambhu, Sanjana’s servant
2006Vidyaarthi: The Power of StudentsInspector JK
2007Jahan Jaaeyega Hamen PaaeyegaJailor
Big BrotherAutorickshaw Driver & Rizwan Ahmed
Bombay to GoaAnthony Gonsalves
2010Bhavnaon ko SamjhoDaya from Gaya
Barood : (The Fire) – A Love Story
2017Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
Firangispecial appearance


TV series

1994Dekh Bhai DekhCameo
1994Tea Time ManoranjanHimself
1998–2005ShaktimanDhurandhar Singh
2005The Great Indian Laughter ChallengeContestant
2009Bigg BossContestant
2007–2014Comedy CircusVarious characters
2008–2009Raju Hazir HoHimself
2011Comedy Ka Maha MuqabalaContestant
2012Laugh India LaughHimself
2013–2014Nach BaliyeContestant
2013–2016Comedy Nights with KapilVarious characters
2014Gangs of HaseepurHost
2015AdaalatRaju Chaurasia
2016–2017The Kapil Sharma ShowVarious characters 

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