Comedian Raju Shrivastav passed away on Wednesday. 

Mr Shrivastav was hospitalized since 10th August.

Mr Shrivastav was suffering from cardiac arrest.

Here is few facts you should know about him

Mr. Raju was born as Satya Prakash Shrivastav on December 25, 1963, in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

Mr Shrivastav performed small roles in Bollywood films like Maine Pyar Kiya, Baazigar and Bombay To Goa.

He got his big break with the comedy talent show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge, which aired on TV between 2005 and 2017.

His imaginary characters Gajodhar and Manodhar are loved by one and all.

The comedian married Sikha from Lucknow in 1993. 

The couple has two children - a girl named Antara and a boy Ayushman.

The comedian joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in March, 2014.