Srivastav in 2012
|Born||Satya Prakash Srivastava
December 25, 1963
|Occupation||Comedian, Actor, Voice actor,|
Raju Srivastava was born on 25 December 1963, in Kanpur, India. His father Ramesh Chandra Srivastava, known as Balai Kaka, was a poet from Kanpur. Srivastava pursued the dream of becoming a comedian since childhood. In his school time, he used to imitate his teachers.
Srivastav has done stage shows in India and abroad. He also launched a series of his audio cassettes and video CDs.
He appeared on the comedy talent show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge. He finished as second runner-up and then took part in the spin-off, The Great Indian Laughter Challenge - Champions, in which he won the title of "The King of Comedy". Srivastava was a participant on season 3 of Bigg Boss. He has participated in the comedy show Comedy Ka Maha Muqabla.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party fielded Srivastava from Kanpur in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. But on 11 March 2014, Srivastava returned the ticket, saying he was not getting enough support from the local units of the party. After that he joined Bhartiya Janta Party on 19th march 2014.
He is married and has two children.
- 1988 Tezaab as an extra
- 1989 Maine Pyaar Kiya as Truck Cleaner
- 1993 Baazigar as College Student
- 1993 Mr. Azad
- 2001 Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiyaa as Baba Chin Chin Choo
- 2002 Waah! Tera Kya Kehna as Banne Khan's assistant
- 2003 Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon as Kareena's servant
- 2006 Vidhyaarthi: The Power of Students as Inspector J.K.
- 2007 Big Brother as Auto Rickshaw Driver & Rizwan Ahmad
- 2007 Bombay to Goa as Anthony Gonsalves
- 2010 Bhavnao Ko Samjho as Daya from Gaya
- The Great Indian Laughter Challenge
- Bigg Boss
- Tea Time Manoranjan
- Masti TV
- Raju Hazir Ho
- Comedy Ka Maha Muqabala
- Comedy Circus
- Dekh Bhai Dekh (Cameo Role)
- Laugh India Laugh
- Nautanki- The Comedy Theatre
- Nach Baliye 6
- Comedy Nights with Kapil
- Gangs of Haseepur
- Raju Srivastav Profile - Photos, Wallpapers
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- Raju Shrivastava Biography, Raju Shrivastava Profile - entertainment.oneindia.in
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- "Akhilesh Yadav turns to comedy, fields Raju Srivastava from Kanpur in Lok Sabha election". Indian Express. 14 February 2013.
- "Comedian Raju Srivastava returns SP Lok Sabha ticket". The Hindu. 11 March 2014.
- Comedian Raju Srivastava Returns SP Lok Sabha Ticket
- "Jagdambika Pal, comedian Raju Srivastava join BJP, endorse Narendra Modi". Zee News. March 19, 2014. Retrieved March 19, 2014.
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- Finally Raju Srivastav on 'Comedy Nights with Kapil'!
- Being seriously funny