Raju Srivastava, a comedian, died on Thursday at the age of 58 in Delhi.

Leading figures in politics and entertainment have expressed their condolences on his passing.

In New Delhi, at (AIIMS), he was receiving treatment after having a heart attack last month while using a treadmill at a gym.

Srivastava has previously had stents implanted due to a history of cardiac disease.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly contacted Raju Srivastava's wife to check on his health and wish him a quick recovery, according to a previous story.

Rajnath Singh, the defence minister, and Yogi Adityanath, the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, both contacted Srivastava's family to wish him a swift recovery.