As the news reports of popular comedian Raju Srivastava suffering a heart attack came to fore, the public attention has once again shifted to what is driving so many heart attack incidents in the country?
59 year old Raju Srivastava is a known face in the entertainment industry. He is popularly known as Gajodhar. Born as Satya Prakash Srivastava in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur, Raju had always wanted to become a comedian. Apart from comedies, he has acted in several TV series and movies as well. He is known for shows like The Kapil Sharma Show and The Great Indian Laughter Challenge. Two weeks before he was seen in India’s Laughter Champion.
Reportedly, he collapsed while running on a treadmill this morning. He was working out at a gym in South Delhi.
Immediately after he collapsed he was rushed to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. Reports say his condition is stable now and he is recuperating. He will be kept under observation for a few days and will then be discharged, reports quoting hospital sources have said.