Stand-up comedian Raju Srivastava suffered a cardiac arrest while working out in a gym and was rushed to Delhi's (AIIMS) today.

He was working out on a treadmill in a gym when he had chest pain and collapsed.

His trainer took him to AIIMS where he was given cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) twice and revived.

"Srivastava had to be resuscitated twice and was rushed to catheterisation lab for emergency angiography," a source told news agency PTI.

The comedian is currently under observation at the hospital.

Another stand-up comedian, Sunil Pal informed on Instagram that Mr Srivastava is now out of danger.

"He is doing fine now. He is out of danger," Mr Pal said in a video he shared with media.

Mr Srivastava, one of the most successful stand-up comedians in the country, is a popular name on television.