New Delhi: ‘Bigg Boss 13’ winner Sidharth Shukla, best known for his role in the long-running TV serial ‘Balika Vadhu’, died here after a massive heart attack on Thursday. He was 40 years old and is survived by his mother and two sisters. A Cooper Hospital spokesperson said here that the actor was “brought dead” in the morning.
Sidharth Shukla was known for being fit and had even won the reality show, ‘Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7’. He also hosted ‘Savdhaan India’ and ‘India’s Got Talent’. This news came as a shock for his fans as the actor recently marked his presence on reality shows “Bigg Boss OTT” and “Dance Deewane” with Shehnaaz Gill.
Sidharth started his career as a model and was part of several popular shows such as “Babul Ka Aangan Chootey Na”, “Jaane Pehchaane Se ye ajnabbi, Love U Zindagi.
Sidharth was a popular face in the entertainment industry. He made his Bollywood debut with “Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya” The actor was last seen in web series “Broken But Beautiful 3”. As soon as the news of Sidharth Shukla’s death came, a lot of celebrities flooded social media with condolence posts.
Actor Riteish Deshmukh Tweeted, “Shocked beyond words!! Gone toooooo soon…. Condolences to his family, loved ones. – He was loved by millions. #SiddharthShukla you will be missed – rest in peace brother. Om Shanti”. Actress Rashi Khanna wrote, “It’s shocking to hear about the sudden demise of #SiddharthShukla Pleading face
My heart goes out to his family and his army of fans! Life is so unpredictable! Rest in peace.”.
Actress Rashami Desai , who was his co-contestant in Bigg Boss 13, left a heath broken emoji on her Twitter handle.
Actor Sunil Grover wrote, “Shocked and sad to know about Sidharth Shukla. Gone too soon. Prayers. Rest in peace.”.
Singer Armaan Malik tweeted, “I cannot process this news that I just came across. Is this true? Please no. No… #SiddharthShukla”.
Actress Devoleena Bhattacharjee tweeted,” “I am just Numb..Why Sid?Too soon…May your soul rest in peace my friend. #SiddharthShukla.”
Actress Himanshi Khurana, who was his co-contestant in Bigg Boss 13, wrote,”Oh my God. It’s hard to believe. RIP Sidharth Shukla #ripsidharthshukla”.