Sidharth Shukla Dies at 40: Actor and Bigg Boss 13 winner Sidharth Shukla passed away after suffering a massive heart attack at Mumbai’s Cooper Hospital on Thursday, September 2. Sidharth was 40. He is survived by his mother and two sisters. “He was brought dead to the hospital some time ago,” a senior Cooper Hospital official confirmed.
Sidharth’s tragic 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. 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 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.
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″.