A piece of news that came as a shock to many, popular television actor and reality TV star Sidharth Shukla passed away today morning due to a massive heart attack. Born in the year 1980 he was just 40 years old and is now survived by his mother and two younger sisters.
The officials at Cooper Hospital in Mumbai said that the actor was brought dead at the hospital and said that the possible reason for death could be a heart attack. A senior doctor from the Forensic Department of the hospital told the press that “Initial report indicates that he died of a heart attack. We, however, won’t be able to confirm the cause of his death until we complete the post mortem.”
He essayed the role of Shiv in one of the longest-running shows of Indian TV- Balika Vadhu. He was much loved for his performance in the show. In 2014, he made his Bollywood debut in the movie Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania and portrayed a supporting character. In 2020 he participated in the reality show Bigg Boss and emerged as the 13th season. He even won Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7 and was seen as the host of Savdhaan India and India’s Got Talent.
After the news of his untimely death broke out, condolences have started pouring in from his fans as well as celebrities in the entertainment industry.
Actor Manoj Bajpai tweeted, “OMG!!! This is So Shocking!!! Words will fail to describe the shock and sense of loss of his near and dear ones !!!”. Comedian and actor Sunil Grover wrote on twitter, “Shocked and sad to know about Sidharth Shukla. Gone too soon. Prayers. Rest in peace.”
Akshay Kumar said, “Shocked and sad to know about Sidharth Shukla. Gone too soon. Prayers. Rest in peace.”
Many other celebrities like Sharad Kelkar, Badshah, Mallika Sherawat, Vicky Kaushal, Richa Chaddha, Chitrangada Singh, Harbhajan Singh and others conveyed their condolences.