Bigg Boss 13 winner Siddharth Shukla passes away, fraternity slips into shock

He is survived by his mother and two sisters. "He was brought dead to the hospital some time ago," the senior Cooper Hospital official told the news agency.

By Bhavana Sharma  Published on  2 Sep 2021 7:19 AM GMT
Bigg Boss 13 winner Siddharth Shukla passes away, fraternity slips into shock

Bigg Boss -13 winner Siddharth Shukla died of a heart attack today. The 40-year-old actor suffered a massive heart attack in the morning.

He is survived by his mother and two sisters. "He was brought dead to the hospital some time ago," the senior Cooper Hospital official told the news agency.

This news came as a shock to all his fans and many are unable to digest it. Fans poured in their condolences to his family members and have tweeted the same on their Twitter profiles.

Siddharth Shukla made his acting debut in 2008 with Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na. In 2014, he made his Bollywood debut in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. He won Bigg Boss 13 and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7. He had also hosted Savdhaan India and India's Got Talent.

Born on December 12, 1980, in Mumbai to Ashok Shukla and Rita Shukla, Sidharth's family has roots in Prayagraj (formerly Allahabad), Uttar Pradesh. He completed his schooling at St. Xavier's High School, Fort, and later graduated from Rachana Sansad School of Interior Design.

Sidharth is known for his roles in daily soaps such as "Balika Vadhu" and "Dil Se Dil Tak". He is also popular for his tints in reality shows such as "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6", "Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi" and "Bigg Boss 13".

Actor Manoj Bajpayee took to Twitter to pay tribute. He wrote, "OMG!!! This is So Shocking!!! Words will fail to describe the shock and sense of loss of his near and dear ones !!! May he rest in peace !!! No yaar !!!!" His Bigg Boss co-contestant Himanshi Khurana tweeted, "Om Shanti." She added in another tweet, "Oh my God. It's hard to believe. RIP Sidharth Shukla."


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