Raju Srivastava, Dies at 58

Comedian Raju Srivastav breathed his last on Wednesday.

Raju Srivastav, who has died aged 58, was an ace comedian and actor best known for Hindi films such as Maine Pyar Kiya, Baazigar, the remake of Bombay to Goa, and Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiya.

A familiar face in the entertainment industry since the 1980s, Raju Srivastav catapulted to fame after participating in the first season of the reality stand-up comedy show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge in 2005. VIA: FE

Raju Srivastav, often credited as Gajodhar, was born on December 25, 1963, in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur in a middle-class family.

Raju Srivastav was a good mimic since childhood and he always knew that he would become a comedian.

Raju Srivastav began his career by doing small roles in Hindi films.