‘Bigg Boss 13’ winner Sidharth Shukla has passed away after reportedly suffering a heart attack. He was 40 years of age. The tragic news came as a shock for his fans as the actor recently appeared on an ongoing reality shows ‘Bigg Boss OTT’ and ‘Dance Deewane 3’ with his rumoured girlfriend Shehnaaz Gill.
He was one of the most popular faces of tinsel town and has also appeared in Alia Bhatt-Varun Dhawan starrer film ‘Humpty Sharma Ke Dulhania’. According to reports, hospital sources have said that he took some medicine before sleeping and didn’t wake up. Later, the hospital confirmed that he passed away due to a heart attack. The postmortem is reportedly on and the body will be discharged soon.
As soon as this shocking news broke out, several celebs took to their social media handles and offered their condolences. While senior actor Gajendra Chauhan took to his Twitter handle and wrote, ‘So Shocking. Siddhartha Shukla is No more’, actress Nimrat Kaur tweeted, ‘Heartfelt condolences to the loved ones of late Sidharth Shukla.
Terribly shocking and distressing news….’ Actress Sayani Gupta also reacted to shocking and heartbreaking news and wrote, ‘Shocked. Utterly shocked. So heartbreaking. Praying for his loved ones. This is just beyond shocking’. Filmmaker and critic KRK also penned a heartfelt tweet and wrote, ‘#RIP #SidharthShukla! You were brilliant and very violent in #BiggBoss! Zindagi Bahut Choti hai. Isee Liye Ladai Jhagdon Ka Koi Faida Nahi Hai.’
Born on 12 December 1980 in Mumbai, he made his acting debut with the TV show, ‘Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na’ in the year 2008 and went on to become the household name. He is known for his 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 ‘Bigg Boss 13’.