Indian actor Sidharth Shukla died of a massive cardiac arrest at the age of 40. He expired in Mumbai’s Cooper Hospital on 2 September 2021. His family is still awaiting the post-mortem report. The family that he leaves behind are his mother and two sisters.
No Foul Play Involved
Sidharth Shukla’s family has assured the police that no foul play was involved in his death. They further informed the police that he was under no mental pressures.
Sidharth Shukla’s death comes as shock to the Indian film industry. His rumoured girlfriend, Shehnaaz Gill’s fans can’t get over the news. What a young budding actor he was – full of energy and vigour! No one was expecting the demise of the young star so soon. Yet he was meant to die of a heart failure. His fans #SidHearts and friends from the celebrity world are in deep trauma. No one is ready to accept that he is gone. Followers are leaving broken heart emojis in their moments of grief. How sad for the world to see an athletic performer leave suddenly. Many fans have left deeply touching messages all over social media.
So who is Sidharth Shukla?
Sidharth Shukla was a very popular actor and winner of reality shows Big Boss 13 and Fear Factor: Khatron key Khilaadi 7. He was also a host and a model for Hindi television and became known for his long-running TV serial Balika Vadhu, and his shows, Savdhaan India and India’s Got Talent. He became very prominent after starring in movies like Broken but Beautiful 3, and Dil Se Dil Tak. Sidharth Shukla won the World’s Best Model title in December 2005 amongst competitors across Asia, Latin America and Europe. He was also known for his physical fitness and in 2014, he won the Gold Award for Most Fit Actor. This trophy for fitness was one of many. Thus, in his short career as a model cum actor and a reality TV star, he bagged several accolades. He seemed to have a very fast moving career throughout his life span.
Messages Left by Fans and Celebrities
Can’t handle this.. so gotta go offline. But just a request to #SidHearts you guys were his fav, you were his heart, so protect that heart of his that’s beating inside you.. Be strong and be there for eachother. I am praying for us. Stay safe, and please remember his words..tc.— Priyanka Hemanti Bhatt (@iPriyankaBhatt) September 2, 2021
My heart goes out to the army of #SidharthShukla fans. This news will take a long time to sink. Not only is it devastating but also a reminder how life can be unpredictable. Love & respect each other. #SidHearts— Raj Baddhan (@RajBaddhan) September 2, 2021
Some people come into our lives and leave footprints. What we have once loved can never be lost.— Bigg Boss (@BiggBoss) September 2, 2021
With a heavy heart and moist eyes, we bid goodbye,
You’ll be a part of us, always, forever and more.
Sid, you’ll be missed.#RIP #SidharthShukla pic.twitter.com/ani44lGALy
Gone to soon bro @sidharth_shukla your glow will be with us forever and your loss is just irreplaceable!! There was no winner like you in #Biggboss and there never will be another ,lagta hai buri nazar par ab hamesha vishvas karna padega ! #RipSidharthShukla pic.twitter.com/ORei0NLl4k— Vindu Dara Singh (@RealVinduSingh) September 2, 2021
Life is so unpredictable. Absolutely shocked to hear about Sidharth’s passing. Devastating beyond words. My condolences to his family, friends and fans. Rest in peace my friend🙏🏻 #SiddharthShukla pic.twitter.com/kRHL1EatYu— Gautam Rode (@gautam_rode) September 2, 2021
Thus, news of Sidharth Shukla’s demise has shaken the Indian film industry and fans worldwide. The immense grief felt is shared by celebrities and close friends too. Heartfelt prayers for his soul to rest in peace are uttered by many. May God give strength to his family and loved ones. Amen!