According to accounts, the well-known actor-comedian Raju Srivastava is still “critical and on ventilator” in the intensive care section of the AIIMS in Delhi.
After having a heart attack on Wednesday, the 58-year-old stand-up comedian was taken to the hospital and later underwent angioplasty.
The source told PTI that Srivastava “continues to be serious and on ventilator in the ICU.”
Dr. Nitish Naik, a professor in the AIIMS department of cardiology, is treating the comedian.
On Wednesday night, Ashok Srivastava, Srivastava’s cousin, said that the comedian had a heart attack while exercising.
“He was on the treadmill performing his normal exercise when all of a sudden, he lost his balance and crashed. After having a heart attack, he was transported right away to the AIIMS hospital “Shikha Srivastava, the actor-wife, comedian’s had arrived in Delhi, he had informed PTI.
Srivastava, who has been involved in the entertainment business since the late 1980s, won praise after taking part in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’s inaugural season in 2005.
He has acted in Hindi movies including Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiya, Maine Pyar Kiya, Baazigar, and Bombay to Goa (remake). He participated in the Bigg Boss season three competition.