The TV fraternity as well as the Bollywood industry are both immensely shocked and saddened when they heard the tragic news – Chaitanya Padukone
Popular TV & Bollywood celeb-actor Sidharth Shukla passed away today, an official at the Cooper Hospital (Mumbai) here informed.
The 40-year old macho-man, Shukla suffered a massive heart attack in the morning it is learnt. He is survived by his mother and two sisters.
The hospital confirmed that he has died due to a heart attack and that possibly a post mortem would soon be conducted.
This news came as a rattling shock for all his die-hard fans as the tall, handsome rugged actor recently appeared on recent-past prime-time popular reality TV shows Bigg Boss-13 where he emerged the Winner, and also Dance Deewane-3 with rumoured girlfriend Shehnaaz Gill.
Now according to the latest reports, Sidharth’s rumoured girl-friend and Bigg Boss 13 co-contestant Shehnaaz Gill has abruptly left her shooting after hearing the shattering sad news.
The suave debonair Siddharth, the winner of Bigg Boss 13 was a popular face of showbiz and has been a part of films like Humpty Sharma Ke Dulhania.
The fitness-freak actor’s last screen outing (opposite actress Sonia Rathee) was Ekta Kapoor’s popular show ‘Broken But Beautiful 3’ in which he played the role of Agastya.
Born on 12 December 1980 in Mumbai to Ashok Shukla and Rita Shukla, Sidharth’s family has roots in Prayagraj (formerly Allahabad), Uttar Pradesh.
He completed his schooling from St. Xavier’s High School, Fort, Mumbai and later also graduated in Interior designing.
The multi-talented charismatic Sidharth is known for riveting lead roles in daily soaps such as “Balika Vadhu” and “Dil Se Dil Tak”.
He is also popular for his tints in reality shows such as “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6”, “Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi” and of course “Bigg Boss 13” where as you know, he emerged the Winner.
In fact Bigg Boss host Salman Khan always had high regards for Sidharth and always praised him for his screen-presence and acting talents.