Big Boss 13 winner ‘Sidharth Shukla’ passes away at 40

Sidharth Shukla has took part in reality shows, including “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6”, “Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7” and “Bigg Boss 13”.

Popular television and film actor Sidharth Shukla, best known for his role in the long running TV show Balika Vadhu, died on September 2, an official at the Cooper Hospital here said. He was 40. Shukla suffered a massive heart attack in the morning it is learnt.

“He was brought dead to the hospital some time ago,” the senior Cooper Hospital official told PTI.

Siddharth 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.

The death has left the entertainment industry shocked. Sidharth’s friends and colleagues from the industry paid their condolences on social media.

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

 

Actor 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 !!!!”

His 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.”

Siddharth was last seen as a special guest on Bigg Boss OTT and Dance Deewane 3. He also appeared as the male lead in web series Broken But Beautiful 3 this year.

 

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