Advertisement

Raju Srivastava Cremated At Nigambodh Ghat; His Son Ayushman Conducts Funeral Rites

After spending more than 1.5 months in the hospital, the comedian passed away on September 21 at 10:20 AM.
by Fitha Fathima | September 22, 2022 19:34 IST
Raju Srivastava Cremated At Nigambodh Ghat; His Son Ayushman Conducts Funeral Rites

The public will always remember Raju Srivastava as the man who brought smiles to their faces with his extraordinary sense of humor. People of all ages adored the actor and comedian for his family-friendly humor. The well-known comedian passed away at the age of 58 at AIIMS in Delhi, where he was hospitalized following a cardiac arrest on August 10. Today, September 22, the comedian was cremated at Delhi's Nigambodh Ghat. Ayushman Srivastava, the late comedian's son, officiated at the funeral rites.

 
Sunil Pal and Ahsaan Qureshi, two of his close pals and stand-up comedians, are also in Delhi. Many respected figures from the political and literary worlds paid their final tributes. To catch one last look at Raju Srivastava, a sea of people gathered. His family decided to cremate him in Delhi. They had originally discussed moving his mortal remains to Mumbai or Kanpur, but they have now opted to pay their respects in Delhi.
 
It has been confirmed by Raju's brother-in-law that his funeral would take place in Delhi. When Raju Srivastava's blood pressure plummeted, he told IndiaToday.in that CPR was performed. He reacted to it at first, but then he passed out. "The ventilator was supposed to be removed in 2-3 days. Medicine doses had also been decreased", he added.
 
He has been on several well-known comedy programs, including Comedy Circus, The Kapil Sharma Show, Shaktimaan, and The Great Indian Laughter Challenge. The comedian also had some important roles in Bollywood movies like Maine Pyaar Kiya, Tezaab, and Baazigar.
 
His wife Shikha, son Ayushman, and daughter Antara will all survive him.


Advertisement


Advertisement


Top