New Delhi, Sept 21: Veteran comedian Raju Srivastav who was admitted at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has died at the age of 58.
He had gained consciousness on August 25 after 15 days of hospitalisation but put on ventilator again on September 2 after he ran a mild fever of about 100 degrees Fahrenheit.
He was an comedian, actor and politician and the second runner-up at stand-up comedy show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge. Subsequently in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge – Champions, he won the title of “The King of Comedy”
He had a part in Maine Pyar Kiya and performed small roles in various movies such as Baazigar and Bombay to Goa.