Indian Comedian Who Pushed the Jab Suffers Heart Attack at the Gym
Stand-up comedian Raju Srivastava suffered a heart attack while working out at a gym in Delhi on Wednesday.
— The Hindu (@the_hindu) August 10, 2022
The 58-year-old fell off a treadmill after experiencing chest pain and then passing out.
In June 2021, the comedian, who is also chairman of the Film Development Council in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, filmed a video urging people to wear masks and get themselves inoculated with a COVID shot. The campaign was called “My Jab, My Mask.”
Stand-up comedian and chairman of Film Development Council, Uttar Pradesh Raju Srivastava lends his support to TOI's #ProtectUP campaign! Urges People to wear masks and get themselves vaccinated. pic.twitter.com/teDt7lKmhV
— TOI Lucknow News (@TOILucknow) June 29, 2021
भारत के मशहूर हास्य कलाकार, राजू श्रीवास्तव ने लोगों को कोरोना टीकाकरण के लिए प्रोत्साहित किया|
Noted Indian Comedian, Raju Srivastav encourages people to take COVID-19 vaccine.#JaanHaiTohJahaanHai #जानहैतोजहानहै #unite2fightcorona@naqvimukhtar @iRajuSrivastava pic.twitter.com/We9pTkR7Fi
— Hunar Haat (@hunarhaat) June 21, 2021
Vaccine तो लग गयी आज पर तुम चापलूसी बहुत करने लगे हो टिकट फिर भी नहीं मिलेगा, जैसे कॉमेडी बेकार करते हो अपनी बात पर खुद हँस लेते हो इतनी बेकार कॉमेडी पर.. भद्दी कॉमेडी चापलूस इंसान
— Vicky Nigam (@vrnigamnature) June 21, 2021
UPDATE: More than 24 hours after the incident the gym, Raju Srivastava remains in serious condition under intensive care.
Many famous celebrities in India have recently suffered from sudden cardiac events. Singer KK died of a heart attack after his concert in May 2022, and TV heartthrob Sidharth Shukla suffered a massive cardiac arrest in September last year. Puneeth Rajkumar, Surekha Sikri, and Raj Kaushal are a few other popular personalities who have passed away due to heart-related medical events.