Sidharth Shukla, 40, dies of heart attack this morning. He was one of the most popular television and film actor, best known for his role in Balika Vadhu and as the winner of Bigg Boss 13. Sidharth Shukla suffered a massive heart attack and was taken to hospital at around 11 am. “He was brought dead to the hospital some time ago,” the senior Cooper Hospital official told.
Sidharth Shukla shared a close bond with his co-contestant Shenaaz Gill in the Bigg Boss house. The friendship soon turned into love and they were the popular rumoured couple in Bollywood. #Sidnaaz is also one of the most and ever trending hashtag on social media. “I like Shehnaaz because of the way she is and that’s why I was attached to her. That was not something for the show and it will not disappear just because the show has ended,” Sidharth said in one of his recent interviews.
Actor Manoj Bajpayee took to Twitter to pay tribute. 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 !!!!”
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.” Meanwhile, Kriti Kharbanda wrote, “No words. This is just heartbreaking.”
Choreographer Farah Khan wrote, “”Can this year get any worse? Shocked and extremely saddened to hear about @sidharth_shukla’s demise. My heart goes out to his family.”
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.”
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.”
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.”
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.”
Sidharth Shukla made his acting debut with a lead role in the 2008 show Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na. In 2014, he made his Bollywood debut in a supporting role in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. After winning Bigg Boss 13, he was seen in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7. He hosted Savdhaan India and India’s Got Talent.