99+ Raju Srivastava’s New Pic Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

On September 21, 2022, comedian and well-known actor Raju Srivastava went away. His family reportedly verified the news of his passing to the media. On August 10 of this year, Raju Srivastava was first taken to AIIMS Delhi after complaining of chest trouble. He passed out in the middle of a gym workout.

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Birth name Satya Prakash Srivastava 
Other name Gajodhar Bhaiya
Date of Birth 25 December 1963 (Wednesday)
Birthplace Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Date of Death 21 September 2022
Place of Death AIIMS, Delhi
Age (at the time of death) 58 Years
Death Cause Cardiac Arres

Raju Srivastava had dominated Indian comedy for decades and was renowned for his superb observational skills and impeccable comedic timing. His life story surely served as a wonderful source of inspiration for young people, followers, and aspiring comedians. Continue reading to learn more about the comedian’s biography.

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Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 170 cm
in meters– 1.70 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 7”
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Raju Srivastava, one of India’s most well-known comedians, was born on December 25, 1963, into a middle-class family in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. He was both a politician and an actor. His father, Ramesh Chandra Srivastava, was a poet who worked for the government and was fondly referred to as Balai Kaka.

Many of his followers were shocked to learn that Raju Srivastava’s real name was Satya Prakash Srivastava. However, the comedian was also affectionately referred to as Raju Bhaiya and Gajodhar Bhaiya.

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Career
Debut Film: Tezaab (1988)
TV: Dekh Bhai Dekh (1994)

Awards, Honours, Achievements

• 2016: The government of Uttar Pradesh presented the Yash Bharati Award.

2016: Award at the PHD Excellence Awards & Musical Evening (Gata Rahe Mera Dil)

Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for 2017

• 2020: Recognition of one of India’s top 100 individuals

Raju Srivastava obtained a few tiny film parts after relocating to Mumbai. He played his debut Bollywood part in the 1988 film Tezaab. The comedian garnered a lot of cheers for the small part he had in the movie.

In addition, he appeared in a number of other Bollywood films, including Maine Pyaar Kiya, Baazigar, Abhay, Big Brother, and Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiyaa, among others, in small roles. The comedian’s life underwent a significant turning point as a result of the Star One program The Great Indian Laughter Challenge.

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Political Career Political Party • Samajwadi Party (2013-2014)
• Bharatiya Janata Party

He appeared in the show as a contestant in 2005, which is when he rose to fame and was known to all Indians. His “Gajodhar Bhaiya” character got roaring cheers from the audience, and he finished the play in second place. He began appearing in numerous popular reality series including Bigg Boss, Comedy Circus, Raju Hazir Ho, Laugh India Laugh, and Comedy ka Maha Muqabala after garnering a lot of positive feedback from the audience. He also gave Nach Baliye, a dancing reality program, a shot. He entered the competition as a dancing couple there with his wife Shikha. On well-known programs like Comedy Nights with Kapil and The Kapil Sharma Show, the renowned comic collaborated with Kapil Sharma. Both shows were shown on Sony TV.

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Relationships & More
Marital Status (at the time of death) Married
Marriage Date 17 May 1993
Family
Wife/Spouse Shikha Srivastava (homemaker)
Children Son– Aayushmaan Srivastava (sitar player)
Daughter– Antara Srivastava (film director)

Raju Srivastava also participated actively in politics. When the star entered politics, he had already achieved considerable success in the comic world. When he was chosen by the Samajwadi Party to represent Kanpur in the Lok Sabha in 2014, he entered politics. Raju returned the ticket because he wasn’t happy with the party’s local affiliates’ support. When Raju Srivastava joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in 2014, the situation changed in his favor. Additionally, the Hon. Prime Minister Narendra Modi included the comedy as a key component of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

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