Born: December 25,1963 Kanpur, Uttar, India
Biography: Comedian Raju Srivastav’s original name is Satya Prakash Srivastav. His father Chandra Prakash Srivastav is a poet. Having a flair for stand-up comedy, Raju dreamt of becoming an actor. He pursued his hobby of imitating people and landed small roles in films. He became popular as a comedian and started doing stage shows. He participated in the Great Indian Laughter Challenge and became a household name thereafter. He has also participated in Big Boss season 3 and Nach Baliye. He also has interest in politics in his hometown Kanpur. He continued to be part of other comedy shows and contests on TV. His films include Main Prem ki diwani hoon, Big brother, Bombay to Goa, etc. He also makes cameo appearances on Comedy Nights with Kapil.