Raju Srivastav Basic Details
|Full Name||Raju Srivastav (Satya Prakash Srivastav)|
|Famous For||Popular Comedian|
|Age||58 Years At The Time Of His Death on 21 September 2022|
|Birth Date||25 December 1963|
|Birth Place||Unnao, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Native Place||Unnao, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Raju Srivastav Family Background
- Raju Srivastav Father : Ramesh Chandra Srivastav (Popular Poet)
- Raju Srivastav Mother : Sarasvati Srivastav
- Raju Srivastav Brother : Deepu Srivastav
- Raju Srivastav Wife : Shikha Srivastav
- Raju Srivastav Daughter : Antara Srivastav
- Raju Srivastav Son : Ayushman Srivastav
Raju Srivasta Education Details
He did his schooling in his hometown Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.
Raju Srivastav Life Events
- Raju’s father was a famous poet and wants Raju to become a government employee, though since childhood Raju Srivastav wanted to become a comedian.
- In his school days, Raju used to participate in school cultural events and mimic his school teacher and popular personalities.
- Raju’s family don’t want him to try his hands at comedy or acting but his mother supports him and Raju shifted to Mumbai.
- He didn’t have any contacts in the film industry and struggled a lot to get his first break.
- Before making it in movies, Raju Srivastav used to drive auto in Mumbai.
- He made his Bollywood debut in 1988 with “Tezaab“. Later he appeared in popular movies like “Maine Pyaar Kiya” and “Baazigar“.
- Raju Srivastav does many cameo roles in popular movies and TV shows but he got real recognition through the comedy reality show “The Great Indian Laughter Challenge” in 2005. In this show, his comedy acts were loved by the audience, though he become 2nd runner-up.
- In the spin-off show “The Great Indian Laughter Challenge Champions” he won and become “King Of Comedy“.
- After this show, Raju Srivastav become the most popular stand-up comedian in India and many news channels used to air his comedy acts for the whole day.
- Raju Srivastav also participated in the reality shows like “Bigg Boss Season 3” and “Nach Baliye 6“.
- He was also seen in Kapil Sharma’s show “Comedy Nights With Kapil“.
- Apart from comedy, he was active in politics too. Before Lok Sabha Elections 2014, Samajwadi Party gave him an election ticket from the Kanpur constituency but he returned the ticket and joined BJP.
- Later, Prime Minister Narendra Modi nominated him to be part of “Swacha Bharat Abhiyan“.
Raju Srivastav Death
On 10 August 2022, he suffered a heart attack while working out in the gym. He was admitted to AIIMS, Delhi and undergoes treatment for 42 days. On 21 September 2022, he died during his treatment.
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