Celebrity television and film star Sidharth Shukla, best known for his role in the long-running television show Balika Vadhu and Bigg Boss 13 champion, died on Thursday, an official at Cooper Hospital in Mumbai said. He was 40 years old.
Star Sidharth Shukla Dies
Sidharth Shukla suffered a heart attack in the morning, read, and was rushed to the hospital at 11 am. He is survived by his mother and two sisters. “She was pronounced dead at the scene in the past,” a Cooper Hospital chief executive told PTI. “The first report indicates that he died of a heart attack. However, we cannot confirm the cause of death until we have completed the autopsy,” said the hospital’s chief of intelligence.
Actor Manoj Bajpayee took to Twitter in honor. She wrote, “OMG !!! This is So Shocking !!! Words will fail to describe the shock and feeling of loss of those close and dear !!! She may rest in peace !!! No yaar !!!!” Former Bigg Boss rival Himanshi Khurana tweeted, “Om Shanti.” He added in another tweet, “Oh my God. It’s hard to believe. RIP Sidharth Shukla.”
Comedian and actor Sunil Grover tweeted, “We are shocked and saddened to know of Sidharth Shukla. We have left so soon. Prayers. Rest in peace.” Actor Nimrat Kaur wrote, “I am very sorry for the late Sidharth Shukla. The shocking and depressing news….” Maniesh Paul, Koena Mitra, Bipasha Basu, and many others took to social media with respect.
Sidharth Shukla made his appearance as an actor with a lead role in the 2008 Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na show. In 2014, he made his Bollywood appearance in a supporting role for Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. He has emerged as a true champion featuring Bigg Boss 13 and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7. He was in charge of Savdhaan India and India’s Got Talent.
Sidharth was also known for his strong friendship with Bahg Boss rival Shehnaaz Gill, which was thought to be a romantic relationship. The rumored couple has appeared in several popular music videos together and is better known as ‘Sidnaaz’ by their fan base.