Winner of Bigg Boss 13 and the lead in popular TV shows such as Balika Vadhu, and Dil se Dil Tak, actor Sidharth Shukla passes away at the age of 40. The doctors at the Cooper Hospital, Juhu, Mumbai have confirmed the actor was dead by the time he was brought to the hospital.
Hospital sources have stated that Sidharth consumed some medication, the previous night and didn’t wake up in the morning today. The doctors later confirmed that the actor passed away due to a cardiac arrest on Thursday morning.
The postmortem is currently underway and the actor’s body will be discharged soon. The death has left the entire country and the entertainment industry shocked. Sidharth’s friends and colleagues are expressing their condolences and disbelief on Social Media.
Armaan Malik tweeted: “I cannot process this news that I just came across. Is it true? Please no. No… #SidharthShukla”
Urvashi Rautela tweeted: “@sidharth_shukla too well loved to ever be forgotten. Sending our deepest and most heartfelt condolences. #RIP #OmShanti”
Tisca Chopra posted: “Numb… Sidharth, neighbour and occasional walking buddy… #SidharthShukla RIP.. hope aunty and your friends have the strength to bear your immense loss.”
Sidharth made his acting debut with a lead role on Sony Television’s Babul Ka Aangann Chhotey Na opposite Aastha Chaudhary. Recently the actor made an appearance on multiple reality shows, winning the 13th season of Bigg Boss and the Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7. He made his OTT debut on ALTBalaji’s Broken But Beautiful.
The actor is survived by his mother and two sisters.