Sidharth Shukla Dies at 40 : Popular actor and Bigg Boss 13 winner Sidharth Shukla passed away after suffering a massive heart attack in Mumbai’s Cooper Hospital on Thursday, September 2. He was 40.
Sidharth is survived by his mother and two sisters. “He was brought dead to the hospital some time ago,” a senior Cooper Hospital official confirmed. Meanwhile, Bigg Boss 13 runner-up Asim Riaz has reached the Cooper Hospital, where Sidharth’s family is waiting for the late actor’s post mortem report.
Sidharth’s tragic and untimely demise has sent shockwaves through the entertainment industry. Sidharth’s Dil Se Dil Tak co-star and fellow Bigg Boss contestant Rashami Desai has expressed her grief on social media by sharing a broken heart emoji. Sidharth’s fans ‘Sidhearts’ and his rumoured girlfriend Shehnaaz Gill’s followers are in a state of “deep shock,” with many refusing to believe the news. Actor Devoleena Bhattacharjee also tweeted, “I am just Numb… Why Sid? Too soon…
May your soul rest in peace my friend. #SiddharthShukla.” Several other celebrities including Kapil Sharma, Madhuri Dixit, Kiara Advani, Bipasha Basu, Manoj Bajpayee, Riteish Deshmukh, R Madhavan, Tisca Chopra and Sunil Grover among others are anguished by the actor’s sudden and tragic demise.
Sidharth Shukla began his career in showbiz as a model and made his acting debut with a lead role in the television show ‘Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na’. He later appeared on shows such as ‘Jaane Pehchaane Se… Ye Ajnabbi,’ ‘Love U Zindagi’ but became a household name with ‘Balika Vadhu’. He also participated in reality shows, including ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6,’ ‘Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7’ and ‘Bigg Boss 13’.