Bigg Boss 13 winner Sidharth Shukla's sad demise at 40!
Well-known Television actor and Bigg Boss 13 winner Sidharth Shukla has died of a heart attack. He was 40. The well-known television and film star won a million hearts with Balika Vadhu. He died on Thursday, an official at the Cooper Hospital told PTI. He suffered a massive heart attack in the morning it is learnt.
He is survived by his mother and two sisters. His shocking death news has left admirers and fellow celeb contestants mourning. Sidharth Shukla left a deep void amongst his fans, television fraternity and friends as news of his passing away surfaced. All of 40, Sidharth Shukla was pronounced no more when he was brought to Mumbai's Cooper Hospital on Thursday morning. While the initial reports of his demise stated that the 40-year-old actor had died of a heart attack, the police official claimed that the exact reason for Sidharth’s sudden demise is yet to be known.
His co-star Dheeraj Dhoopar disclosed that he was not able to believe the news of Sidharth’s demise. “I couldn't believe it when I first got to know about it. I felt it was a rumour. But once I got a confirmation, I couldn't believe it. I don't know what is happening these days. I have known him from my Sasural Simar Ka days and we have had some good times together. Hard to fathom his passing away so soon,” Dheeraj revealed.
Hindi Film Industry as well as television celebs took to social media to mourn the actor's demise. Superstar Akshay Kumar had also mourned Sidharth’s sudden demise. He posted, “Really sad to know about the passing away of #SiddharthShukla. I didn’t know him personally but it’s heartbreaking to know of such a talented life gone so soon. Om Shanti”.
From Vicky Kaushal and Hansal Mehta to Manoj Bajpayee and Madhuri Dixit, numerous of them took to Twitter and Instagram to pay their respects to Sidharth Shukla. The Satya star Manoj Bajpayee 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 res in peace !!! No yaar !!!!"
Recently, Sidharth appeared on reality shows Bigg Boss OTT and Dance Deewane 3 with Shehnaaz Gill. He was quite active on his social media and in that post, he had thanked all the frontline workers for their work. Sidharth, the winner of Bigg Boss 13, was a famous face of showbiz and has been a part of movies like Humpty Sharma Ke Dulhania. The actor's last screen outing was Ekta Kapoor's popular show 'Broken But Beautiful 3' in which he essayed the role of Agastya.