Actor Sidharth Shukla dies of heart attack at 40

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Sidharth Shukla died of heart attack at 40 Photo: Sidharth Shukla/Instagram)

Actor Sidharth Shukla dies of heart attack at 40

Bigg Boss 13 winner and famous television and film actor Sidharth Shukla died of a sudden heart attack at the age of 40. According to indianexpress.com, A senior official of Copper hospital has confirmed that Sidharth was brought dead to the hospital. The port mortem examination has not begun because of the ongoing police procedures. The television personality, best known for his role in television show, Balika Vadhu and Big Boss 13 winner is survived by his mother and two sisters. 

Many famous personalities from the industry, his thousands of fans, friends and well wishers are shocked by the news of his sudden demise. Actor Manoj Bajpayee took to Twitter to pay tribute and  he wrote, “OMG!!! This is So Shocking!!! Words will fail to describe the shock and sense of loss of his near and dear ones !!! May he rest in peace !!! No yaar !!!!” His Bigg Boss co-contestant Himanshi Khurana also tweeted, “Om Shanti.” She added in another tweet, “Oh my God. It’s hard to believe. RIP Sidharth Shukla.” Comedian and actor Sunil Grover paid tribute and tweeted “Shocked and sad to know about Sidharth Shukla. Gone too soon. Prayers. Rest in peace.” Actor Nimrat Kaur wrote, “Heartfelt condolences to the loved ones of late Sidharth Shukla. Terribly shocking and distressing news….”

Sidharth Shukla made his acting debut in 2008 with Hindi TV show Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na. He played the lead role in the show. In 2014, he made his Bollywood debut in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, where he was seen in a supporting role. His achievement list further includes winning the reality shows Bigg Boss 13 and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7. Also he hosted Savdhaan India and India’s Got Talent. Sidharth was also known among his fans for his strong friendship with his Bigg Boss co-contestant Shehnaaz Gill. Sidharth also featured in several music videos with Shehnaaz Gill, including tracks like “Bhula Dunga” and “Shona Shona.” The actor was last seen as a special guest on Bigg Boss OTT and Dance Deewane 3. He also appeared as the male lead in web series Broken But Beautiful 3 this year.

(With Inputs from News Agencies)