Raju Srivastava died yesterday after fighting in ICU for 40 days. He is admitted to AIIMS(Delhi). He has gone to hospital due to heart issues. He has only a mission to bring a smile to everybody’s face. Gajodhar bhaiya was cremated at Nigam Bodh Gath in Delhi. His real name was Satya Prakash Srivastav but everyone knew his professional name Raju or Gajodhar Bhaiya. He is only 58 years. His family members and close friends Sunil Pal, Ahsaan Qureshi and Surendra Sharma were present at Nigam Bodh Ghat during rituals. His son Ayushman bid a final farewell to his father and perform the last rituals. His family and friends say the last goodbye to Raju Srivastava. His daughter Antara says thanks for their condolences on social media.
Sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik pays tribute to Gajodhar bhaiya at Puri Beach
Deeply saddened by the demise of celebrated comedian Shri #RajuSrivastava. Gajodhar Bhaiya of the Great Indian Laughter Challenge cheered up one & all but this time he has left us in tears.— Basavaraj S Bommai (@BSBommai) September 21, 2022
May his soul rest in peace. May God give his kith & kin the strength to bear this loss. pic.twitter.com/GklmZcjfFr
Kapil Sharma wrote “Aaj pehli baar aapne rulaya hai Raju bhai. Kash ek mulakat aur ho jati. Ishwar aapko apne charanon mein sthaan de. Aap bahut yaad ayenge.”
He is our laughing machine and also our comedy king. During his funeral procession, people said Raju bhai “Amar Rahe” live long Raju bhai. PM Modi, UP CM and RajNath Singh also pay tribute to Gajodhar bhaiya.