What Happened To Raju Shrivastav? Check Raju Srivastava Age, Wife, Family, Biography, and Net Worth

Who Was Raju Shrivastav?

Raju Srivastav was an Indian comedian, actor and politician. He was often credited as Gajodhar. Since 2014, Raju Shrivastav has been a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He took part in the comedy program The Great Indian Laughter Challenge. He came as the runner-up in that show. He also won the title of “The King of Comedy” in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge – Champions. He performed in much stand-up comedy live shows. Satya Prakash Srivastav was the actual name of Raju Shrivastava. 

What Happened To Raju Shrivastav?

On 21st September 2022, Raju Shrivastav died at the time of his treatment in Delhi, as per timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Raju underwent an angioplasty treatment. Angioplasty is used to solve the buildup of fatty plaques in the blood vessels of the heart. He was put on a ventilator. At the time of his angioplasty treatment, the swelling was observed in his brain, so he was also treated by neurologists. His health condition was critical since he suffered from a heart attack. 

Raju Shrivastav Biography

Specifications Details
Name Raju Shrivastav
Age 58
Spouse Shikha Srivastav 
Profession Comedian, Actor and Politician
Children 2
Nationality Indian
Networth Rs.20 Crores

Raju Shrivastav Age

Raju Shrivastav was on 25th December 1963, in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. As per Wikipedia, Raju was 58 years old when he died. In the 1980s, he migrated to Mumbai in the 1980s to work in the Hindi movie industry. He acted in movies like Baazigar, Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya and Bombay to Goa. In 2005, participated in the talent programme The Great Indian Laughter Challenge and completed as second runner-up. Then Raju took part in its spin-off, The Great Indian Laughter Challenge – Champions, and he also won the title of “The King of Comedy”.He became more famous with that show. By 2009, Raju had done more than 2,800 live shows. 

Raju Shrivastav Wife

As per starsunfolded, Shikha Srivastav was the wife of Raju Shrivastav. He married her wife Shikha on 1st July 1993 in Lucknow. The couple had two children, a boy and a girl. Raju Shrivastav took part in Nach Baliye season 6 along with his wife in 2013. It was a couple’s dance show on StarPlus. As per starsunfolded, when Raju was admitted to the hospital, some personalities spoke to his Shikha Shrivasav to help him.

Raju Shrivastav Family

As per Wikipedia, Raju Shrivastav’s father’s name was Ramesh Srivastav. His father was a poet. In his childhood, Srivastav was interested in mimicking movie actors, including Amitabh Bachchan. He lived in a small family with his wife and two children when he was alive. He was a part of the show Comedy Nights with Kapil. In 2016, he appeared in Mazaak Mazaak Mein, a Hindi reality TV talent competition. In 2019, Raju took part in the comedy show Comedy Ka Maha Muqabala. 


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Raju Shrivastav Networth

As per news18, Raju Shrivastav has a networth of more than Rs.20 crores. The Samajwadi Party fielded Srivastava from the Lok Sabha constituency of Kanpur for the 2014 Lok Sabha election. But on 11th March 2014, Raju returned the ticket, replying that he was not getting sufficient support from the party’s local units. Samajwadi Party withdrew his candidature from Kanpur after he quit.

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