Comic-actor Raju Srivastava cremated in Delhi


Popular comedian and actor Raju Srivastava was on Thursday cremated in the presence of family and close friends here.

The 58-year-old comedian, one of the most well-known names in the comedy and film circles, died on Wednesday morning at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after 41 days in the hospital.

He was admitted to AIIMS following a heart attack while working out at a Delhi hotel gym on August 10.

Srivastava’s mortal remains were taken to his residence in the South West Delhi locality Dwarka after they were handed over to the family yesterday.

Srivastava’s son Ayushmaan performed the last rites as per Hindu rituals around 11 am.