He made his Bollywood debut in 2014 with the Karan Johar-produced 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania'
Popular Indian television and film actor Sidharth Shukla, best known for his role in the long running TV show Balika Vadhu and as the winner of Bigg Boss 13, died on Thursday, confirmed an official at the Cooper Hospital in Mumbai.
The 40-year-old suffered a massive heart attack in the morning, reports the Hindustan Times, adding that 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 PTI.
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 res in peace !!! No yaar !!!!"
OMG!!! This is So Shocking!!! Words will fail to describe the shock and sense of loss of his near and dear ones !!! May he res in peace !!! 🙏🙏 No yaar !!!! https://t.co/HmcF1ppJFX— manoj bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) September 2, 2021
Sidharth Shukla made his acting debut with a lead role in the 2008 show Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na. In 2014, he made his Bollywood debut in a supporting role in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania.
He emerged as the winner of reality shows Bigg Boss 13 and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7. He hosted Savdhaan India and India's Got Talent.