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RIP Raju Srivastava: Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar & other Bollywood celebrities mourn loss of the Indian comedian

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Indian comedian Raju Srivastava breathed his last on September 21 at AIIMS hospital in New Delhi.

One of the popular comedians Raju Srivastava passed away on Wednesday, September 21 at the AIIMS hospital in New Delhi. The actor-comedian had collapsed in August while working out at the gym when he was rushed to hospital. His cousin had confirmed that his brother had indeed suffered a heart attack. He was 58. His death has left the nation in shock as politicians, Bollywood celebrities have taken to social media to mourn the loss of the comedian.

RIP Raju Srivastava: Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar & other Bollywood celebrities mourn loss of the Indian comedian

RIP Raju Srivastava: Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar & other Bollywood celebrities mourn loss of the Indian comedian

Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Sonu Sood, Madhur Bhandarkar, Abhishek Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Arjun Rampal, Manoj Bajpayee among others have taken to Twitter to express condolences. Check out the tweets:

Several reports had earlier revealed that the comedian was put on a ventilator after suffering brain damage. On August 10, Raju Srivastava collapsed during his gym session. The actor complained of chest pain and was immediately admitted to AIIMS hospital in Delhi by his trainer. Reports also said that the comedian was given CPR twice to revive his heartbeat. While initially, his condition was seen to be improving, soon after, reports of his health deteriorating started doing the rounds.

Raju Srivastava rose to fame with The Great Indian Laughter Challenge. While his stand-up comedy was widely appreciated, he had done smaller roles in several films including Maine Pyar Kiya, Baazigar, Bombay to Goa, and Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya. He had also participated in Bigg Boss 3. He was the Chairman of the Film Development Council in Uttar Pradesh.

ALSO READ: Raju Srivastava passes away: PM Narendra Modi pays condolences; says he will ‘continue to live in people’s hearts'


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