Raju Shrivastav, a well-known Indian comedian, died in Delhi at the age of 58 due to heart issues, according to ANI. His family said the information was correct. Shrivastav was taken to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) two months after he was admitted on and off the ventilator.
After two rounds of CPR failed to bring the comic back to life, he was transferred to the intensive care unit (ICU). His wife, Shikha Srivastava, also went to Delhi.
Last month, it was announced that his health was stable and that he was slowly improving at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi. Antra Srivastava, the comedian's daughter, said in a statement, "My dad's condition is stable and slowly improving. He is now using a breathing device."
"Only what AIIMS, Delhi, and Raju Ji say on their official social media accounts can be trusted,." Shrivastav's daughter said. "We're grateful to them and to everybody who helped him."
Srivastava is well-known for his comedy skills. He has been doing stand-up comedy since the 1990s, as well as in films like Toilet: Ek Prem Katha. At the moment, Srivastava is the head of the Film Development Council in Uttar Pradesh.
Shrivastav had to play minor roles in films such as Tezaab (1988), Maine Pyar Kiya (1989) and Baazigar (1993) to make money until he got a show on Doordarshan.