Famous TV and film actor Sidharth Shukla died early morning on Thursday, September 2 due to a heart attack. The actor was rushed to Cooper hospital and was pronounced dead on arrival. He experienced a massive cardiovascular failure and had taken medication last evening. More details are anticipated.
He was 40 and survived by his mother and two sisters. The actor’s death was confirmed by Cooper hospital. A senior Cooper hospital official in their interview with PTI said the actor was brought dead to the hospital. They however mentioned that a post mortem will soon be conducted to confirm the real cause of death.
The late actor’s family members informed the police that he wasn’t under any mental pressure and no foul play is suspected. They have requested everyone to refrain from spreading or believing any rumours and respect the privacy of the family.
Shukla’s PR team put forth a statement calling for privacy and space for his family and loved one’s. In their statement, they mentioned that the news came as a shock to them as well and requested his fans to pray for his soul to rest in peace.
Starting his acting career on the small screen, Sidharth Shukla was a household name and had gained popularity for his role in the TV show “Balika Vadu” followed by various reality shows such “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6”, “Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi” and “Bigg Boss 13”. He won Bigg Boss 13.
His death has come as a shock to his fans and his fellow fraternity friends. As soon as the news broke, a lot of celebrities and fans flooded the internet with condolences messages.