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Raju Srivastav (Comedian) Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 21, 2022

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Short Biography

Raju Srivastav, one of the most iconic comedians in the Indian Film Industry, was born on 25-12-1963 in Kanpur in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India as Satya Prakash Srivastava. He was a legendary Indian Comedian, Film Actor, Television Actor, Voice Artist, Mimicry Artist, Politician & Television Personality who was best known for his work in Bollywood movies, and Hindi television reality shows.

Other Name: Raju Srivastava, Satya Prakash Srivastava, Gajodhar, Raju Srivastava, Raju Bhaiya, Gajodhar Bhaiya
Other Professions: Film Actor Television Actor Voice Artist Mimicry Artist Politician Television Personality
Appearance: Bollywood

Raju Srivastav Complete Bio & Career

Popularly known as Gajodhar, Raju Srivastav was one man who can bring an instant smile to a sad face. He was among the most talented comedians and actors in Indian Cinema. From working in Multi-starrer Hindi movies to running a comedy show on Television, Raju Srivastav has done it all. He was the hero of millions of people across the borders of the Indian region. His mimicry style and presentation of the act were two things that made him unique from the other renowned actors in the Industry.
Maine Pyaar Kiya, Big Brother, Bombay to Goa, Tezaab, and Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon, were a few movies, through which the talented actor had made his presence felt in the industry.
Apart from the film sector, Raju Srivastav had also been an eminent part of the Television sector. He had done shows like The Great Indian Laughter Challenge, Laugh India Laugh, and Nach Baliye 6. Big Boss, Comedy Circus, and Comedy Nights with Kapil.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Raju Srivastav died at the age of 58 on 21-09-2022 at AIIMS Delhi, India. He suffered a heart attack on 10-08-2022 and was admitted to the AIIMS Delhi. He was going under treatment in the hospital. He took his last breath on 21-09-2022 in AIIMS.

DEATHDAY 21 September,2022 (Saturday)

Raju Srivastav Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Ramesh Chandra Srivastava (Poet)
Mother Saraswati Srivastava (Homemaker)
Brother Deepu Srivastava (Actor/Comedian)
Sister None
Wife Shikha Srivastava (Marriage Date: 01-07-1993)
Son Aayushmaan Srivastav (Sitar Player)
Daughter Antra Srivastav/Antara Srivastava (Actress)

He was born to a noted poet father Ramesh Chandra Srivastava and a homemaker mother Saraswati Srivastava. He had a brother named Deepu Srivastava, who is also a comedian and actor. He married Shikha Srivastava on 01-07-1993. Together the couple had a son named Aayushmaan Srivastav and a daughter named Antra Srivastav (Antara Srivastava). His son is a Sitar Player and his daughter is an actress.

Life's Important Dates Of Raju Srivastav

Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 15
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling, Listening to Music, Dancing
Marital Status Married
Debut Bollywood Film - Tezaab (1988)
Television - Dekh Bhai Dekh (1994)
Salary INR 5 Lakh (Per Show)
Net Worth $2 Million
Official Website
Best Known for The Great Indian Laughter Challenge (2005)


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Player Sachin Tendulkar
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actress Rekha
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar
Favorite Dress Coat Pant
Favorite Food Biryani

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Raju Srivastav

  • His birth name was Satya Prakash Srivastava.
  • He was popularly known as Gajodhar and Raju Bhaiya.
  • His father was a poet and famously known as Balai Kaka.
  • His brother, Deepu Srivastava is also a comedian and actor.
  • His son, Aayushmaan Srivastav is a Sitar player.
  • His daughter, Antra Srivastav is an actress, assistant director & associate producer.
  • He participated in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge Season-1 in 2005 as a contestant and became the 2nd runner-up of the season & also won the title of The King of Comedy.
  • He entered Bollywood movies in a small role in the blockbuster film Tezaab in 1988.
  • He was also seen in the most famous comedy show 'The Kapil Sharma Show' from 2016 to 2017.
  • He received warning calls from Pakistan to crack jokes on underworld don Dawood Ibrahim in 2010.

Raju Srivastav Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Raju Srivastav was 58 years 8 months & 27 days old age.