One of India’s most loved comedians, Raju Srivastav passed away on Wednesday at the age of 58.
His sudden demise had left his fans in a state of shock.
Raju Srivastav was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi after a cardiac arrest while working out on a treadmill on August 10.
Raju Srivastava also underwent angioplasty at the AIIMS-Delhi.
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He was stated to be critical and on the ventilator for over a month.
Although Raju Srivastava showed improvement, his health took a turn for worse earlier this week.
The comedian regained consciousness after 15 days on ventilator support.
On September 1 he was put on ventilator support again after catching a high fever.
Raju Srivastava had worked in the entertainment industry since the late 1980s.
He also worked in a number of films.
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Some of the hit films that he worked in were: Maine Pyar Kiya, Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya and Main Prem Ki Deewani Hoon among others.
Raju Srivastava received recognition after participating in the first season of the stand-up comedy show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge in 2005.
Here are five of his best comedy and stand-up videos: