The Indian film and TV actor Sidharth Shukla passed away unexpectedly on September 2nd. He was only 40 years old.
Sidharth Shukla (40) is dead. The Indian TV and film actor died in Mumbai at the age of only 40. A doctor from Cooper Hospital had confirmed to the British BBC that Shukla had already died when he was brought to the clinic.
The hospital also confirmed the actor’s death to the daily “Hindustan Times”. It is currently believed that Shukla had a heart attack. A doctor told the newspaper that this could only be confirmed after an autopsy.
Friends of late actor Sidharth Shukla: “That’s so shocking”
Shukla was known from productions such as “Balika Vadhu” and “Broken But Beautiful”. He also took part in reality formats such as “Bigg Boss”, whose 13th season he also won. For “India’s Got Talent”, the Indian version of “Das Supertalent”, he also acted as the host for a while.
Colleagues of the deceased spoke out on social media shortly after the sad news became known. Rajeev Khandelwal (45) said that Shukla’s death was “very, very sad” and that he had no words. “Oh my god !!! That’s so shocking !!!”, wrote Manoj Bajpai (52) among others. Words couldn’t describe the shock and sense of loss for relatives and friends of the actor.