Raju Srivastav Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wife, Biography & More

Raju Shrivastav

Real NameSatya Prakash Srivastava
NicknameGajodhar, Raju Bhaiya
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth25 December 1963
Age (as in 2016) 53 Years
Birth PlaceKanpur, UP, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
HometownKanpur, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
DebutFilm Debut- 1988 (Tezaab)
FamilyFather- Ramesh Chandra Srivastava
Mother- Saraswati Srivastava
Brother- Deepu Srivastava
Raju and Deepu
Sister- N/A
HobbiesDancing, Travelling
ControversiesOnce Raju Srivastav made Machchar Chalisa on which he was targeted by Hindu hardliners that this act is a humiliation of Hanuman, a Hindu deity.
Favourite Things
Favourite ActorAmitabh Bachchan
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife/SpouseShikha Srivastava
Raju and Shikha Srivastava
ChildrenSon- Aayushmaan Srivastav
Daughter- Antra Srivastav
Raju Srivastav with his Children and Wife
Money Factor
Salary 4-5 Lakh INR/Act
Net Worth $2 Million

Raju Srivastav

Some Lesser Known Facts About Raju Srivastav

  • Does Raju Srivastav smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Raju Srivastav drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Raju’s Father Ramesh Chandra Srivastava was called Balai Kaka because he was a poet.
  • Raju Srivastav is from Kanpur but to work in Bollywood, he came to Mumbai.
  • Raju debuted in Bollywood by movie Tezaab, that was released in 1988.Tezaab Movie Poster
  • Later Raju played many small roles in many Bollywood films like Maine Pyaar Kiya, Baazigar,  Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiyaa, Big Brother, Bombay to Goa and many others.Bombay To Goa
  • Raju achieved his biggest success from The Great Indian Laughter Challenge, a stand-up comedy show, in which he was second runner-up. He also portrayed small roles in other TV serials such as Shaktimaan, Big Boss, Comedy Ka Maha Muqabala, Comedy Circus, Comedy Nights with Kapil and many others.
  • Raju’s one of the most famous characters was Gajodhar. Actually, Gajodhar was a barber in Raju’s Nanihaal and Raju used to get his hair cut by him.
  • When Raju came to Mumbai, he got his first recognition by mimicking Amitabh Bachchan.
  • Former UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav fielded him from Kanpur in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. However later on 11 March 2014, he returned the ticket, saying he was not getting enough support from the local units of the party. Later he joined Bhartiya Janta Party on 19 March 2014.
  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi nominated him to be part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Since then he has been promoting cleanliness across Indian societies.
  • Raju Srivastav once received many threatening calls from Pakistan warning him not to crack jokes on underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.