Raju Srivastava health update: Comedian put on ventilator again

Ace comedian Raju Srivastava has been in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of AIIMS, Delhi for over days now.

Raju Srivastava health update: Comedian put on ventilator again

Raju Srivastava during a TV show

  • Team OTTplay

Last Updated: 09.38 AM, Sep 02, 2022


After showing signs of recovery, Indian comedian and politician Raju Srivastava has again been put on ventilator after running mild temperature, reported India Today. 

According to the media report, Srivastava, who had gained consciousness on August 25, had a mild fever of 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

Raju Srivastava, however, is still conscious and is able to move his body normally, reported India Today. Earlier, the star comedian was reportedly registering Spo2 levels of 80 per cent to 90 per cent without oxygen support.

For the uninitiated, comedian Raju Srivastava was admitted to New Delhi's prestigious AIIMS hospital on August 10 after he suffered a heart attack. As per report by The Times of India, he had complained of chest pain, before fainting while working out at the gym. Soon after, his trainer rushed him to the hospital and there he remains to this day. 

Recently, Raju Srivastava's younger brother Deepu had refuted reports of him being 'brain dead' and that the 'doctors had given up on him', Bollywood Life reported in one of its news article on the comedian's current health condition that the star performer had been showing signs of improvement.

Raju Srivastava now being closely observed by his team of doctors following the mild fever, reported India Today.