Indian actor Sidharth Shukla dies of heart attack at 40
Popular Indian TV and film actor Siddharth Shukla has died in Mumbai at the age of 40. A doctor from the Cooper hospital said that he was already dead when he was brought in on Thursday.
Hospital sources said he took some medicine before sleeping and didn’t wake up. Later, the hospital confirmed that he passed away due to a heart attack. The postmortem is on and the body will be discharged soon.
Sidharth Shukla made his acting debut with the Hindi TV show Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na in 2008. This was followed by appearances in shows such as Aahat, Love U Zindagi and CID. However, Sidharth achieved his major breakthrough with the popular serial Balika Vadhu, wherein he played the main lead.
Following this, Shukla made several appearances in reality shows such as Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 6, India’s Got Talent, Khatron Ke Khiladi 7, Bigg Boss 13, as well as Bigg Boss 14.
Shukla’s colleagues from TV and film industry have paid tributes and also expressed shock that he died at such a young age.