Sidharth Shukla dies at 40 due to cardiac arrest

TV actor and Bigg Boss 13 winner Sidharth Shukla passed away on Thursday morning after suffering a massive heart attack. He was 40.

He was brought dead to the hospital some time ago,” a senior Cooper Hospital official confirmed. Sidharth is survived by his mother and two sisters.

The news of Sidharth’s sad death has shocked the entertainment industry. Rashami Desai, Sidharth’s Dil Se Dil Tak co-star and fellow Bigg Boss contestant, has shared a broken heart emoji on social media to express her sorrow. Actor Devoleena Bhattacharjee also tweeted, “I am just Numb..Why Sid?Too soon…May your soul rest in peace my friend.#SiddharthShukla.” 

Shukla made his acting debut with a lead role in the television show “Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na”. He also participated in reality shows, including Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6, “Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7 and “Bigg Boss 13.