Raju Srivastav Biography: How Raju Srivastava of Kanpur became Har-Dil-Aziz Gajodhar, once used to do this work for 50 rupees – TV News in Hindi
The real name of Raju Srivastava was Satya Prakash Srivastava. He loved to do comedy since childhood. He used to make everyone laugh a lot by mimicking the people around him. When his family came to know that he wanted to try his luck in this field, no one was happy. Raju himself had told that it was because of his mother’s taunts that he had come to Mumbai wanting to do something.
Work done even in 50 rupees
Although he had come to Mumbai, but living there was not easy. When he did not get work for several days, he did small jobs. It is said that he used to make people laugh by going to the birthday party, for which he used to get 50 rupees. It is also said that he also drove an auto during the days of Struggle.
Career started like this
Raju Srivastava started his career by playing small roles in Bollywood movies. He worked in films like Salman Khan’s ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’, Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Baazigar’ and ‘Bombay to Goa’. He acted as an actor and comedian in ‘Aamdani Athani Kharsha Rupaiya’.
Took part in reality show with wife
Raju Srivastava participated in his wife Nach Baliye season 6 in the year 2013. It was a couple dance show, which was telecasted on Star Plus. He has also appeared in ‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’. Raju appeared as a stand-up comedian in ‘The Indian Mazak League’. He appeared in another stand-up comedy show, in which cricketer Harbhajan Singh and Shoaib Akhtar were judges.
Tried luck in politics too
Raju Srivastava was also a part of politics. The Samajwadi Party (SP) fielded Raju from Kanpur for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, but later Raju returned the ticket saying that he was not getting support from the party’s local unit. After that he joined BJP.
Be a part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
Prime Minister Narendra Modi nominated Raju Srivastava to be a part of the campaign for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Since then, he has been promoting cleanliness through his program in different cities. He also made many music videos for this. He had also shot for TV aids and message videos.
Raju received threat from Pakistan
In the year 2010, Raju received threatening calls from Pakistan and warned him not to joke on underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and Pakistan in his show.
Raju left his wife and two children weeping
Talking about personal life, he married Shikha, a resident of Lucknow, in the year 1993. They have two children – Antara and Ayushmann. Raju leaves behind a weeping wife and two children.