Comedian-actor Raju Srivastava passed away on Wednesday (21 September) morning at the age of 58.

Cremation to take place on Thursday morning

Indian comedian Raju Srivastava, who was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Delh

Comedian Raju Srivastava had been on life support since then and had also shown some signs of improvement.

Comedian was in critical condition since suffering a cardiac arrest in August

Srivastava has worked in the television industry since the late 1980s.

He won praise for his performance in the inaugural season of the stand-up comedy show ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’ in 2005.

Ever since the news of the comedian’s demise emerged, his colleagues and friends from the industry have expressed their condolences. From the film world to politicians, leading figures condoled his death.