New Delhi: The funeral of popular comedian Raju Srivastava who passed away on Wednesday (September 21) was held here on Thursday morning.
At around 9 am Raju Srivastava's mortal remains were taken in an ambulance covered with white flowers to the crematorium at the Nigambodh Ghat in New Delhi. His son Ayushmaan performed the last rites as per Hindu rituals.
The funeral was attended by veteran poet-humourists Surendra Sharma, Ashok Chakradhar and filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar.
Fellow comedians and friends such as Sunil Pal and Ahsaan Qureshi too were in attendance.
The 59-year-old popular entertainer had suffered a heart attack on August 10 while working out in a gym. He was then rushed to the AIIMS, Delhi, and since then he was on ventilator and passed away on Wednesday.
He is survived by wife Shikha, whom he married in 1993, and their children Antara and Ayushman.