Comedian and Chief of Uttar Pradesh Film Vikas Parishad Raju Srivastava recently received death threat on phone. Not only him but his advisor Ajit Saxena and PRO Garwit Narang have also been threatened on phone call. He has requested Home Minister Amit Shah to take this matter seriously. This isn’t the first time when he has received threats like this as around 7 years back, Raju received threatening phone calls from Karachi and Dubai. He however, registered an FIR in Maharashtra at that time. Talking to ABP News, Raju Srivastava said, ‘I have requested Home Minister Amit Shah to take this matter seriously’.
The comedian recently released video in which he was seen taking a jibe on UP mafias and illegal constructions of bigots and India’s strict attitude on Pakistan. This is the reason why not only he but also his wife and children were threatened.
Sometime back, Raju Srivastav in an interview, shared his views on Yogi Adityanath’s plan for film city in Uttar Pradesh
On the professional front, Raju began his career through stand-up comedy in talent show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge. He has also been a part of various Bollywood movies and even participated in Salman Khan’s reality show Bigg Boss 3.
For those who are versed with the comedian, they know that he grabbed eyeballs with his similar looks like that of megastar Amitabh Bachchan.