Raju Srivastav Death: Everyone's beloved Gajodhar Bhaiya is no more, Raju has tickled people with acting since 1988

21 Sep, 2022

Famous comedian Raju Srivastava has passed away. He was 58 years old. He was admitted to AIIMS Hospital in Delhi after suffering a heart attack. Raju first appeared as a film actor in the 1988 film 'Tezaab'. Even though he played a small role in this film, his acting caught the attention of big filmmakers. This was the reason that a year later i.e. in 1989, Rajshri Productions included him in their mega project 'Maine Pyaar Kiya'. Raju acted in 17 films from 1988 to 2017.

Films done by Raju Srivastava

Raju Srivastava, who became famous among the people with standup comedy, also entertained people through many films. Raju has appeared in many films. The list includes Sirf Romance (2009), Journey Bombay To Goa (2007), Big Brother (2007), Love in Japan (2006), Aabra Ka Daabra (2004), Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon (2003), Hum Pyar Tumhi Se Kar Baithe (2002), Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya (2001), Jungle Love Story (1998), Ishq Mein Jeena Ishq Mein Marna (1994). 

Raju’s dream of becoming an actor

Raju Srivastava was active in the world of comedy since 1988. He reached Mumbai from Kanpur with the dream of becoming a hero only after watching Amitabh Bachchan's film Deewar. He became an auto driver before becoming a hero here. He played the role of a truck cleaner in Salman Khan's film Maine Pyar Kiya which is one of his first films. 

Raju was a resident of Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh. Raju Srivastava was born on 25 December 1963 in a middle class family in Kanpur. His father Ramesh Chandra Srivastava was a famous poet. He has worked with artists like Kalyanji Anandji, Bappi Lahiri and Nitin Mukesh. He is known for his skillful mimicry. His real success came from the Great Indian Laughter Challenge. Due to his amazing performance in this show, he became a household name. He participated in Bigg Boss 3. 

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