Comedian-actor Raju Srivastava, who suffered from a heart attack on August 10, continues to remain in the ICU on life support but his health seems to be improving, according to latest report. Fans and family have been praying for him to get better as soon as possible.
There is a slight improvement in the condition of popular comedian-actor Raju Srivastava, his business manager said on Tuesday. Nayan Soni, who is the artist’s manager, said, “Raju’s condition is slowly getting better. He is responding to the treatment. There is an improvement in his health and he can now move his body parts a bit. He continues to remain in the ICU and on ventilator. Doctors have informed that it will take about a week for him to regain consciousness.”
The 58-year-old stand-up comic suffered from a heart attack on August 10 after experiencing chest pain and collapsing while working out at the gym, and was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) immediately. He underwent an angioplasty the same day he was admitted.
Raju’s family released a statement on his official Instagram page last week, saying his condition was “stable”.
On Monday, Singer Shekhar Suman also shared an update on Twitter regarding Srivastava’s health. The singer informed his fans that Srivastava was gradually and slowing recovering and that it will take a week or two for him to recover. “Gradual and slow recovery of Raju Srivastava. Stable condition according to the family. Will take a week or two to recover. Overall positive,” Suman tweeted.
Raju Srivastava has been a part of the entertainment industry since the 1980s. Srivastava gained popularity in 2005 after participating in the first season of the reality stand-up comedy show ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’. Srivastava has been a part of the films such as ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’, ‘Baazigar’, the remake of ‘Bombay to Goa’ and ‘Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiya’. The 58-year-old stand-up comic is also the chairman of the Film Development Council Uttar Pradesh.