Mumbai: Popular television actor of Balika Vadhu-fame Sidharth Shukla passed away due to a heart attack today. He was 40.
The actor suffered a massive heart attack and was brought dead to Cooper Hospital in Mumbai.
Sidharth Shukla, who shot to fame with Balika Vadhu, added to his humongous fan following post winning Bigg Boss 13, where his jodi with co-contestant Shehnaz Gill was adored by fans. The hashtag #Sidnaaz continued to grow in popularity even after two years of his winning the show. He also participated and won Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7.
His death has sent shockwaves across the TV fraternity as well as his fans.
Sidharth Shukla debuted in TV with Babul Ka Aangann Chootey in 2008 and also worked in movies like Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. His popular shows included Balika Vadhu and Dil Se Dil Tak. He was recently seen in web series Broken But Beautiful 3 which received a tremendous response from his fans.