Raju Srivastava cremated in Delhi in front of family and close friends

Popular comedian/actor Raju Srivastava Was cremated here on Thursday in front of family and close friends.

The 58-year-old comedian and one of the most recognizable names in comedy and cinema died Wednesday morning after spending 41 days in hospital at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). . He suffered a heart attack while exercising in a Delhi hotel gym on his 10th August and was admitted to AIIMS.

Srivastava’s remains were taken to his residence in Dwarka, southwest Delhi, after being handed over to his family yesterday.

The ambulance, decorated with white flowers, left for the Niganbod Ghat crematorium at Kashmir Gate around 9am for the funeral, which was also attended by veteran poets and humorists Surendra Sharma and Ashok Chakradar. I left.

Srivastava’s son Ayushmaan performed his final ritual according to Hindu rituals around 11 a.m., the comedian’s brother Dipoo told PTI.

“We left Dwarka’s house around 9am for the funeral. Kanpur and Lucknow families are here,” he added.

industry colleagues Sunil Pal When Asaan Qureshidirected by Madur Bandarkar Singer Ram Shankar and hundreds of fans also arrived at the venue to pay their final respects to the comedian.

“It was heartwarming to see so many of his fans and colleagues come here to pay their respects to Raju Bai,” Dipu said. The family has not yet decided on a location for the prayer meeting, he added.

Srivastava, who joined the BJP after joining the Samajyadi Party in 2014, was adept at finding humor in characters struggling with everyday hardships.

Born in 1963 in Kanpur to civil servant and humorist Ramesh Srivastava and homemaker mother Saraswati, Srivastava was first noted for her resemblance to the megastar. Amitabh Bachchan He later became popular for his observational stand-up sketches in and around his hometown.

A comic whose career spans almost 40 years,main pier kiya” When “Barjigarh“Before achieving national fame as a participant in the 2005 Reality Comedy Competition Show”Great Indian Laughter Challenge”.

Srivastava also has a wife, Shikha, and a daughter, Antara.

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