Sidharth Shukla Dies at 40

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Sidhartha Sukla died at 40.

Popular actor and Bigg Boss 13 winner Sidharth Shukla passed away after suffering a massive heart attack in Mumbai’s Cooper Hospital on Thursday, September 2. He was 40. Sidharth 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 and untimely 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. Sidharth’s fans ‘Sidhearts’ and his rumoured girlfriend Shehnaaz Gill’s followers are in a state of “deep shock,” with many refusing to believe the news. 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 Kapil Sharma, Madhuri Dixit, Kiara Advani, 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.

Sidharth 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’.

Politician Rahul Gandhi has also paid a heartfelt tribute to Sidharth Shukla by writing, “My condolences to the family, friends and fans of Siddharth Shukla. The news of the actor’s demise at such a young age has sent a shock wave throughout the country.”

Sep 02, 202113:24 (IST)

Madhuri Dixit, who recently met Sidharth Shukla on the sets of Dance Deewane 3, tweeted, “It’s just unbelievable and shocking. You will always be remembered
@sidharth_shukla. May your soul rest in peace. My heartfelt condolences to the family.”

Sep 02, 202113:17 (IST)

Sharing a photo of Sidharth Shukla on her Twitter account, Shershaah star Kiara Advani wrote, “Gosh this is Heartbreaking! May your soul RIP #SidharthShukla. My deepest condolences to his family and loved ones.”

Sep 02, 202113:12 (IST)

Bigg Boss 14 winner Rubina Dilaik is “numb.” She simly posted on her Instagram account: “@realsidharthshukla 🙏🏼💔 Can’t believe it…”

Sep 02, 202113:10 (IST)

Actor Jay Bhanushali shared an old picture with Sidharth Shukla on Instagram and wrote, “Still can’t believe @realsidharthshukla Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts.#rip #gonetoosoon.”

Sep 02, 202113:01 (IST)

Actor Ranvir Shorey is “shocked” and “saddened” by Siddharth Shukla’s demise. The actor tweeted, “He was so young! Life is so damn unpredictable. My condolences to his family and friends. Om Shanti.”

Sep 02, 202112:58 (IST)

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Sep 02, 202112:55 (IST)

Balika Vadhu star Avika Gor remembered Sidharth Shukla as “a gentleman.” “I’m extremely shocked and have no words hearing this news. It’s just so unbelievable.  He was kind and an amazing soul. Though haven’t met him too many times but he was sweet and pure-hearted and a gentleman. Prayers for his soul and his family,” she said.

Sep 02, 202112:52 (IST)

TV actor Kavita Kaushik shared a throwback photo of Sidharth Shukla and wrote on Instagram: “No words for this Tragedy. Prayers for Aunty and his loved ones and all his fans world over.”

Sep 02, 202112:45 (IST)

Singer Neha Kakkar, who worked with Sidharth Shukla in ‘Shona Shona’ music video, tweeted, “My heart and brain are numb right now… Can’t believe it… Rest in peace Siddharth Shukla. Condolences to his Family and Fans.”

Sep 02, 202112:40 (IST)

Choreographer-director Farah Khan expressed shock and grief over Sidharth Shukla’s death by tweeting, “Can this year get any worse? Shocked and extremely saddened to hear about @sidharth_shukla’s demise. My heart goes out to his family.”

Sep 02, 202112:36 (IST)

Sidharth Shukla’s Bigg Boss friend Vindu Dara Singh posted on Twitter, “Gone to soon bro @sidharth_shukla your glow will be with us forever and your loss is just irreplaceable!! There was no winner like you in #Biggboss and there never will be another, lagta hai buri nazar par ab hamesha vishvas karna padega! #RipSidharthShukla.”

Sep 02, 202112:34 (IST)

Actor-comedian Kapil Sharma tweeted, “Oh god, it’s really shocking n heartbreaking, my condolences to the family n prayers for the departed soul. Om Shanti.”

Sep 02, 202112:28 (IST)

Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar tweeted, “Shocking News about actor #SiddharthShukla’s demise. Such a hard-working and talented actor gone too soon. My heartfelt condolences and prayers for his family and dear ones. #OmShanti.”

Sep 02, 202112:25 (IST)

Actress Raveena Tandon mourns the demise of Sidharth Shukla on Twitter. “Omg! Can’t believe this news! Still hoping it’s not true! So successful and hardworking, too young to go.”

Sep 02, 202112:22 (IST)

Actor R Madhavan is “anguished” by the tragic demise of Bigg Boss 13 winner Sidharth Shukla. He wrote, “Heartbreaking and tragic. Rest In Peace brother. Just don’t have words to express my anguish.”

Sep 02, 202112:20 (IST)

Actor Riteish Deshmukh tweeted, “Shocked beyond words!! Gone too soon… Condolences to his family and loved ones. He was loved by millions. #SiddharthShukla you will be missed – rest in peace brother. Om Shanti.”

Sep 02, 202112:19 (IST)

Actress Bipasha Basu also took to her Twitter account to pay tribute to the departed soul. Sharing the news of Sidharth Shukla’s death, Bipasha wrote, “This is shocking and heartbreaking. Strength to the family.”

Sep 02, 202112:17 (IST)

Actress Mallika Sherawat shared a throwback picture with Sidharth Shukla and wrote, “Too young to go. RIP.”

Sep 02, 202112:12 (IST)

The Family Man star Manoj Bajpayee expressed shock and disbelief over Sidharth Shukla’s tragic death. 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!!!”

Sep 02, 202112:10 (IST)

Actress Tisca Chopra wrote, “Numb… Siddharth, neighbour and occasional walking buddy… #SiddharthShukla RIP… hope aunty and friends have the strength to bear your immense loss.”

Sep 02, 202112:08 (IST)

Actor-comedian Sunil Grover expressed shock over Sidharth Shukla’s untimely death. “Shocked and sad to know about Sidharth Shukla. Gone too soon. Prayers. Rest in peace,” he tweeted.

Sep 02, 202112:05 (IST)

Sidharth Shukla’s Dil Se Dil Tak co-star and fellow Bigg Boss 13 contestant Rashami Desai also took to her Twitter account to simply post a broken heart emoji.

Sep 02, 202111:59 (IST)

Singer Armaan Malik took to his Twitter account to mourn Sidharth Shukla’s demise. “I cannot process this news that I just came across. Is this true? Please no. No… #SiddharthShukla.”

Sep 02, 202111:50 (IST)

Sidharth Shukla is survived by his mother and two sisters. “He was brought dead to the hospital some time ago,” the senior Cooper Hospital official told news agency PTI.

Sep 02, 202111:49 (IST)

Bigg Boss 13 winner Sidharth Shukla died of a massive heart attack today, September 2. Cooper Hospital, Mumbai, has confirmed his death. He was 40.

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Sidharth Shukla was last seen in Ekta Kapoor’s web show Broken But Beautiful 3. There were rumours that he had signed the Bollywood film Adipurush starring Prabhas and Kriti Sanon in the lead. However, nothing official was announced. His last on-screen appearance was with Shehnaaz Gill on Bigg Boss OTT and Dance Deewane 3.

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