Stand-up comedian Raju Srivastava's health is now improving, almost a week after he suffered a heart attack. Raju's personal secretary Garvit Narang shared the health update with a news agency this morning.
On Tuesday, a news agency quoted Garvit as saying, "The health condition of Raju Srivastava is improving. We pray that he recovers soon." The 58-year-old stand-up comic underwent an angioplasty on the same day he was admitted to AIIMS.
On Wednesday, Raju suffered a cardiac arrest while working out at a gym. He suddenly experienced chest pain and collapsed. He was rushed to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi.
Raju Srivastava, who has been active in the entertainment industry since the late 1980s, received recognition after participating in the first season of the stand-up comedy show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge in 2005. He is also the chairman of the UP Film Development Council.