A prayer meet for late comic Raju Srivastava was organised on Sunday, and a number of other celebrities arrived to pay their respects. Comedians Johnny Lever, Sunil Pal, Kapil Sharma, Bharti Singh, Kiku Sharda, and a number of other others had been in attendance. Johnny additionally spoke about Raju on the prayer meet and described his loss of life as a ‘big loss for stand-up comedy.’ Also Read| Raju Srivastava’s wife cries inconsolably during comedian’s funeral
Kapil Sharma, Kiku Sharda, Bharti Singh, and Haarsh Limbachiyaa arrived on the venue collectively. Kapil and Bharti appeared misty-eyed as he left. Kapil held Bharti’s shoulder as he escorted her to her automotive. Sunil Pal and Sailesh Lodha had been additionally noticed on the venue and had been seen deep in dialog at one level.
Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh arrived along with his father Nitin Mukesh and held the singer’s hand as they made it contained in the venue. Gurmeet Choudhary was additionally pictured on the prayer meet.
Johnny Lever spoke to the media on the occasion, and remembered his bond with the late comic. He mentioned, “Raju’s struggle days started with me. We have family relations, and we are neighbours as well. So you can imagine how much grief I am in. We have lost a great artist, he would have made people laugh for many more years, but he suddenly died. It’s a huge loss for stand-up comedy.”
Raju died on September 21 on the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after 41 days of hospitalisation. He was 58. The comic was admitted to the hospital after he skilled chest ache and collapsed whereas figuring out on the gymnasium in a Delhi lodge. He went right into a coma following the cardiac arrest.
He was cremated in Delhi’s Nigambodh Ghat on September 22 as per Hindu rituals. His colleagues Sunil Pal and Ahsaan Qureshi, director Madhur Bhandarkar and singer Ram Shankar amongst others joined his household to pay him tribute at his funeral.
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