By Jyothi Venkatesh
The remains of Bigg Boss 13 winner Sidharth Shukla were kept at Cooper Hospital on Thursday evening, d Juhu and later in the actor’s residence in Oshiwara. There was a “Shanti Trail” at home and its final rites were performed later that Friday in the Oshiwara crematorium. While the autopsy was being carried out on Thursday, the final report and an official statement from Mumbai Police were released. On Friday, the actor’s body was turned over to family members.
Sidharth Shukla, who was seen in several popular TV shows such as Balika Vadhu and Dil Se Dil Tak, died on Thursday. After the premature death of actor Sidharth Shukla (40), the social media were flooded with condolences on Thursday, sent by friends and co Stars of the “Bigg Boss 13” winner were shared.
Sidharth has made a number of television and reality shows and also starred in the popular 2014 movie “Humpty Sharma ki Dulhania”, starring Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt. Sidharth had started his career as a popular model and was runner-up in the Gladrags Manhunt and Megamodel Contest in 2004 and had also won the World’s Best Model Contest in Turkey in 2005.
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Not many are aware of the fact that Sidharth made his acting debut in films with Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya in 2014, where he shared the screen with Varun Dhawan and Aalia Bhat, but in 2008 on the show Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na and hers followed with TV series such as Jaane Pehchaane Se, Ye Ajnabi and Love U Zindagi shot him further up the ladder of fame. However, it was his time with Balika Vadhu that made him a household name
Mumbai-born Shukla became famous with ‘Balika Vadhu’, Color TV’s groundbreaking social messaging show about child marriage, but backed up his credentials by winning ‘Bigg Boss 13’ (2019), usually charming with the women, often serious with the men (especially when giving advice to Asim Riaz) and sociable with the host. Sidharth Shukla was known for being fit and had also won the reality show “Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7”.
After working in films, television series, and reality shows, Siddharth turned his attention to the digital world, producing his first, and sadly last, Broken But Beautiful Season 3 show earlier this year on ALT Balaji, in which the character Agasthya was loved and cherished by everyone individual. Sidharth leaves behind his mother and two sisters.
With many celebrities showing up at Cooper Hospital and its residence, such as Rajkummar Rao, Asim Riaz, Vishal Aditya Singh, Devoleena Bhattacharjee, Rahul Mahajan, Ashoke Pandit, Jay Bhanushali and Mahhi Vij, Sidharth proved that he was one even after his sad death Friend of friends and everyone just loved him for his demeanor