Sidharth Shukla – Sudden Demise at the Age of 40

Sidharth Shukla, a popular TV actor and the winner of Bigg Boss 13 passed away on 2nd September, Thursday in the wake of experiencing a heart attack at Cooper Hospital. The sudden demise of Sidharth Shukla has shocked the television and film fraternity. Sidharth suffered a heart attack in the morning itself and was rushed to the hospital immediately. According to the senior officials of the Cooper Hospital, Sidharth was brought dead. Sidharth Shukla was born on 12th December 1980 in Mumbai, he left behind his mother and 2 sisters.

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The Balika Vadhu starrer tweeted his last post on 30th August. The post was related to India’s performance at the Paralympics. He congratulated Avani Lekhara and Sumit Antil for their outstanding performance. Sidharth also lost his father during his modeling stint due to a lung disorder.

Sidharth Shukla’s early life:

Sidharth was a student of ST. Xavier’s High School, Mumbai. He was a sportsperson all along. He represented his school in football and tennis. Shukla did his bachelor’s degree in interior design from Rachana Sansad School of Interior Design and also worked as an interior designer for two years.

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Shukla’s modeling career:

He started his career as a model and was a runner-up at Gladrags Manhunt and Mega model Contest. He also earned the title of “World’s Best Model’ held in Turkey in the year 2005. Sidharth also appeared in the music video sung by Ila Arun, “Resham Kaa Rumal” opposite Monalisa, a Bhojpuri actress, which topped the chart for a while. Shukla has also appeared in several TV ads such as ICICI, Bajaj Avenger, and Digjam.

Television Debut:

Shukla began his career in the TV industry with the show “Babul Kaa Aangann Chootey Naa”. But he made his name and earned fame from the famous TV shows Balika Vadhu. He has also acted in several other TV shows such as Ye Ajnabbi, Love U Zindagi, Aahat, CID, and Jaane Pehchaane Se. Sidharth won the famous Bigg Boss 13 and has also participated in reality shows like Khatron Ke Khiladi 7, Jhalak Dhiklaja.

His stint as Shiv in Balika Vadhu opposite Pratyusha Banerjee and Toral Rasputra made him popular in every household. His co-star Pratyusha who featured as Anandi in the same show committed suicide a few years back. Another main lead of the show Surekha Sikri also passed away a month back due to cardiac arrest. This is such a piece of shocking news, that all the main leads of Balika Vadhu are no more.

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TV Host:

Sidharth hosted Savdhan India in 2014 and also hosted India’s Got Talent 6. His screen presence is charismatic and connects with the audience as a boy next door.

Bollywood Debut:

Sidharth Shukla made his debut in the movie Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania in 2014 with Dharma Productions. owever he played a supporting part, he gave an intense competition to Varun Dhawan with his looks and athletic body.

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OTT Debut:

Sidharth Shukla debuted with Broken But Beautiful under the banner of AltBalaji and was liked by the audience immensely. A film titled Silsila SidNaaz kaa recently got released on VOOT.

Shocking news:

Sidharth’s demise news has come as a shock to the entire nation and his fans have poured condolences all over the Social media. Everyone is in a state of shock and denial, thinking how fragile life is? At first, everybody thought it’s a farce and didn’t give any consideration to the news. But after the news started flashing over social media sites and news channels, the fans and other celebrities are penning their condolence messages for the actor’s family.

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