Comedian Raju Srivastav receives a death threat call, requests Home Minister Amit Shah to take the matter

Raju Srivastava received similar death threats seven years ago.

Comedian Raju Srivastav, his advisor Ajit Saxena and PRO Garwit Narang have received death threats on the phone calls. Raju has requested Home Minister Amit Shah to take this matter seriously. Sometime back, Raju Srivastava in an exclusive interview with IndiaTV , shared his views on Yogi Adityanath’s plan for film city in UP. He took a jibe at UP mafias and illegal constructions of bigots and India’s strict attitude on Pakistan. It is reported that this can be one of the reasons why he and his family were threatened.

Although this is not the very first time when Raju Srivastav received death threats. Seven years ago, he received threatening phone calls from Dubai and Karachi. After which, he filed an FIR in Maharashtra.


Srivastav began his career through stand-up comedy in the talent show, ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’. He has also been a part of various Bollywood movies such as Maine Pyar Kiya, Bombay to Goa, and many more.

Raju Srivastav was last seen in the movie, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha. He is also the Chief of Uttar Pradesh Film Vikas Parishad.