Siddharth Shukla was an Indian actor, host, and model who appeared in Hindi television and films. He was known for his roles in Broken but Beautiful 3, Balika Vadhu, and Dil Se Dil Tak.
He got his fame after emerging as the winner of the reality show Bigg Boss 13. Siddharth hosted Savdhaan India and India’s Got Talent. In December 2005, he won the World’s Best Model Title. He had beaten 40 other participants from across Asia, Latin America, and Europe.
In 2008, Siddharth made his acting debut with a lead role in the show Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na. The actor made his Bollywood debut in a supporting role in the film Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania.
During his modeling days, he lost his father due to a lung disorder. He attended St. Xavier’s High school in Mumbai. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Interior Design from Rachna Sansad School of Interior Design. Shukla described himself as a very sportive child. He represented his school in tennis and football. He played against the Italian Football Club, AC Milan’s under-19 team, on their Mumbai Visit as part of Festa Italian.
Siddharth was recently seen in Dance Deewane 3 with his girlfriend Shehnaaz Gill. The couple had been rumored after their successful journey in Bigg Boss 3. He had been the winner and his girlfriend had been the second runner-up. The duo from then on neither rejected their chemistry nor accepted it.
Today the 40-years old actor breath his last in Mumbai. The unfortunate demise was told to be due to a heart attack. He was sent to Mumbai’s Cooper Hospital. But the doctors confirmed that he was brought dead to the hospital.
The actors’ untimely demise has sent everyone into shock. His fans and friends have been tweeting about his sad demise. His girlfriend, Shehnaaz is not doing fine after the shocking news. The late actors’ family, friends, and fans all have been left in deep pain.
Talking about Siddharth, it is said that the actor was pretty close to his dear mother. He often shared how much he loved her and how much she meant to him. Siddharth’s last post was also on his mother. He shared the post with a picture of him and his mother. He captioned the picture, “Acknowledging all your love and sacrifice on this special day because you make my every day,” along with heart emojis.
Siddharth’s fellow Bigg Boss contestant Rashmi Desai has expressed her grief over social media with a broken heart emoji. Siddharth and Shehnaaz Gill’s fans are in a state of ‘deep shock’. Some are even refusing to believe the news. Devoleena Bhattacharjee, tagging the late actor, tweeted, “I am just numb… Why Sid? Too soon… May your soul rest in peace, my friend.”
Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya also took to her Instagram handle and expressed her grief. She wrote, “I have barely known you personally Siddharth. I know that you were at your peak yet there was so much more to do, a lot more to be received. You are gone too soon… with many hearts broken. I wish this news wasn’t true. Deepest condolences to all who were close to Siddharth and loved him dearly.”
The sudden demise of the actor also anguished Bollywood stars like Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgan, Kapil Sharma, Madhuri Dixit, Kiara Advani, Manoj Bajpayee, Riteish Deshmukh, and R Madhavan.