An Indian comedian, who is often credited as ‘Gajodhar‘, is none other than Raju Srivastav. Like many other comedians, he is also one of our favourites. His birth name is Satya Prakash Srivastava. His genres are Observational comedy. We all love his witty sense and the huge amount of humour which he carries.
On 25 December 1963, Raju Srivastav was born in Kanpur. He belongs to a middle-class Indian family. Ramesh Chandra Srivastava was his father, who was a poet. His father was called a sweet name by everyone, ‘Balai Kaka’. Raju from his childhood, always wanted to be a comedian as he had a good mimic sense.
|Real Name||Satya Prakash Srivastava|
|Date of Birth||25 December 1963|
|Education Qualification||Not Know|
|Height (approx)||in centimetres- 170 cm|
in meter- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’7”
|Weight (approx)||in Kilogram- 70 kg|
in pounds- 154 lbs
|Eyes Colour||Dark Brown|
Raju Srivastav is a famous name in the world of comedy. He has performed in Indian stage shows as well as abroad. A few years back, we were so fond of CDs and cassettes. For that craze, he launched a series of audio cassettes and CDs. His initial popularity was for his looks, which was considered as Amitabh Bachchan’s early face. Initially, he progressed through doing small roles in Bollywood films. The movie named ‘ Maine Pyar Kiya’ from Rajshri Productions, Raju had a small part in it. He also got small roles in famous movies like Baazigar, Bombay to Goa.
His entry into stand-up comedy was with the talent show ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’. He finished it as a second runner-up. He again participated in ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge –Champions’ where he won and got the title of ‘The King Of Comedy’. Raju also participated in ‘Big Boss’, ‘Big Brother’. He along with his wife participated in ‘Nach Baliye’ season – 6. Raju participated in other TV shows as well.
In Kanpur, Raju was put to the ground as a politician by Samajwadi Party in the year 2014 for the Lok Sabha election. But, he returned his ticket on 11 March 2014, claiming that he was not getting proper support from the local units of the party. After all these, he joined Bhartiya Janta Party on 19 March 2014. Our Prime Minister Narendra Modi nominated him as a part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Since then, he is focused on cleanliness. He arranges various events for promoting cleanliness. Along with it, he also made various videos on this featuring it on social media as well as TV.
Family, Parents, Siblings
|Marriage Date||1 July 1993|
|Parents||Father– Ramesh Chandra Srivastava|
Mother- Saraswati Srivastava
|Siblings||Brother- Deepu Srivastava|
His work and generousness have brought him here. We pray for more success to him. With whatever work he is engaged to, either politics or comedy, may it bring him success.
Net WorthSalary- 4-5 Lakh INR Per Act
NetWorth- $2 Million