Satya Prakash Srivastav (25 December 1963 – 21 September 2022), known professionally as Raju Srivastav

He was an Indian comedian, actor and politician

He had been a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party since 2014

He was born in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, and moved to Mumbai in the 1980s to work in the Hindi film industry

He acted in Baazigar, Bombay to Goa, Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya among others

He contested in the comedy show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge and became the runner-up

On 10 August 2022, while running on the treadmill in the gym, Raju Srivastav complained of chest pain and suffered a cardiac arrest

On the morning of 21 September 2022, he died during his treatment in Delhi