Raju Srivastava cremated at Nigambodh Ghat in Delhi | HIGHLIGHTS

India's celebrated comedian Raju Srivastava passed away on September 21 after 41 days of hospitalisation. On August 10, he collapsed after working out in the gym. He was rushed to AIIMS Delhi and was put on a ventilator. The comedian is survived by his wife and two children. Raju Srivastava will be cremated at Nigambodh Ghat at 9.30 pm today, September 22.

Comedian Raju Srivastava passed away on September 21.
Sep 22, 2022 17:59 IST


Sep 22, 2022 14:46 IST

Agra remembers Raju Srivastava's last stage performance at Hunar Haat

Barely three months ago, actor-comedian Raju Srivastava had the entire audience in splits, when he performed on the stage of Hunar Haat in Agra on May 28, 2022. Now, as Raju Srivastava has been cremated today in Delhi, that iconic performance is the final memory of the comedian left with the people of Agra, who still remember his mimicry of superstar Amitabh Bachchan and politician Lalu Prasad Yadav.

Sep 22, 2022 12:30 IST

Ahsaan Qureshi, Sunil Pal bid emotional goodbye to their friend

Comedians Ahsaan Qureshi and Sunil Pal attended the last rites and funeral of Raju Srivastava at Nigambodh Ghat in Delhi.

Ahsaan Qureshi at Nigambodh Ghat. Photo: Nasir Aziz Khan
Sunil Pal with his wife Sarita at Nigambodh Ghat. Photo: Nasir Aziz Khan

Sep 22, 2022 12:03 IST

Raju Srivastava cremated at Nigambodh Ghat

Raju Srivastava was cremated at Nigambodh Ghat in Delhi on Thursday, September 22. His funeral was attended by his family members, some friends like Sunil Pal and Ahsaan Qureshi.

Sep 22, 2022 11:59 IST

Sunil Grover condoles Raju Srivastava's death

Sunil Grover fondly remembered Raju Srivastava. He prayed God give his family strength to cope with this loss.

Sep 22, 2022 11:43 IST

Family, friends and fans gather at Nigambodh Ghat to pay their final respects to Raju Srivastava

Raju Srivastava's family, friends and fans have arrived at Nigambodh Ghat to pay their final respects to the comedian.

Photo: Nasir Khan

Sep 22, 2022 11:36 IST

Comedian Surendra Sharma arrives for Raju Srivastava's last rites

Comedian Surendra Sharma has arrived at Nigambodh Ghat for Raju Srivastava's last rites.

Sep 22, 2022 11:32 IST

Hasate hasate rula diya! Sudarsan Pattnaik's moving tribute to Raju Srivastava

Condolence messages continue to pour in after the demise of stand-up comedian and actor Raju Srivastava. Eminent sand artist Padmashri Sudarsan Pattnaik also paid tribute to the late comedian through his sand art.

He wrote, "Hasate Hasate Rula Diya. You will live in the hearts of Millions. Tribute to comedy king #rajusrivastava #OmShanti.
My SandArt at Puri beach in Odisha (sic)."

Sep 22, 2022 11:25 IST

Raju Srivastava's mortal remains reach Nigambodh Ghat

Raju Srivastava's mortal remains has reached Nigambodh Ghat. The comedian's family and friends have arrived there for his last rites.

Photo: Nasir Khan

Sep 22, 2022 11:20 IST

Madhur Bhandarkar arrives at Nigambodh Ghat

Director Madhur Bhandarkar has arrived at Nigambodh Ghat for Raju Srivastava's last rites. .

Sep 22, 2022 11:10 IST

Alvida, pyaare Gajodhar Bhaiya!

For a generation that grew up on television content and various comedy shows that filled our living rooms and our hearts with laughter, Raju Srivastava's death is an unparalleled loss. He will forever be our Gajodhar Bhaiya. Here's remembering Raju Srivastava...

Sep 22, 2022 11:01 IST

Raju Srivastava's last video message goes VIRAL

After fighting for weeks, Raju Srivastava passed away on September 21. As fans took to Twitter to mourn the loss of their beloved Gajodhar Bhaiya, his last mimicry video on Instagram, where he is spreading awareness about Covid-19, went viral. In the video, Raju was seen impersonating how Shashi Kapoor would spread the Covid-19 awareness message. The comedian perfectly mimicked Shashi Kapoor's body language and tone.

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Sep 22, 2022 10:52 IST

Ekta Kapoor condoles Raju Srivastava's death

Ekta Kapoor took to her official Twitter handle and mourned Raju Srivastava's death. Her tweet read, "Gone too soon! Rest in peace, #RajuSrivastava. Thank you for all the laughter and happiness you brought to our lives. Condolences to family and friends (sic)." Check it out here.

Sep 22, 2022 10:49 IST

Raju Srivastava's wife arrives for the funeral

Raju Srivastava's wife, Shikha, was seen arriving at Nigambodh Ghat crematorium for the comedian's final rites.

Sep 22, 2022 10:29 IST

Rohan Joshi's 'good riddance' on Raju Srivastava's death, the Twitter backlash and clarification

Stand-up comedian Rohan Joshi landed in trouble after he took to the comments section of YouTuber and stand-up comedian Atul Khatri's Instagram post on Raju Srivastava. He wrote 'good riddance' and slammed the late comedian in the comment, which did not go down well with netizens. Soon, people slammed him on social media platforms by sharing screenshots of his comment. After facing severe backlash, Rohan deleted the comment.

Hours later, Rohan Joshi clarified his insensitive remark and wrote, "Yehi soch kar delete kiya kyuki after a minute of anger I realised today is not about my personal feelings. Sorry if it hurt and thanks for the perspective (sic)."

Sep 22, 2022 10:19 IST

Comedians Ahsaan Quresh and Sunil Pal arrive for the funeral

Comedians Ahsaan Quresh and Sunil Pal have arrived at Nigambodh Ghat crematorium to pay their last respects to Raju Srivastava. Speaking to the media gathered, Sunil Pal said, "He will always be remembered. He was our teacher."

Sep 22, 2022 10:16 IST

A sea of fans gather for Raju Srivastava's final journey

Raju Srivastava's mortal remains are being taken to Nigambodh Ghat crematorium. The comedian will be cremated there today in the presence of his family, friends and a sea of fans.

Sep 22, 2022 10:10 IST

UP Minister Jaiveer Singh arrives at Nigambodh Ghat

Jaiveer Singh, Minister of Tourism & Culture in the Government of Uttar Pradesh, arrives at Nigambodh Ghat for Raju Srivastava's funeral.

Sep 22, 2022 09:27 IST

Raju Srivastava's mortal remains leaves Dwarka

Raju Srivastava's mortal remains have left Dwarka. The final rites will take place at Nigambodh Ghat. The comedian's friends and family members will arrive for the cremation shortly.

Sep 22, 2022 09:11 IST

How Kapil Sharma remembered Raju Srivastava

Kapil Sharma bid a teary goodbye to his 'bhai' Raju Srivastava. His tweet in Hindi is loosely translated as, "Today for the first time you have made me cry Raju Bhai I wish there would have been one more meeting. May God place you at his feet. You will be greatly missed. Goodbye Om Shanti (sic)." Read more.

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