2nd September, 2021
Popular Indian actor, 40 year-old Sidharth Shukla, is dead.
The actor, who was also a model and a presenter reportedly died after he suffered a heart attack in the early hours of Thursday.
Doctors at Mumbai’s Cooper Hospital confirmed he was brought in dead to the hospital.
They conducted a postmortem to ascertain the cause of death.
Reportedly, the actor complained of chest pain on Wednesday night before his death and asked his mother to visit him.
The last rites of the actor will be performed on Friday.
Sidharth Shukla is survived by his mother and two sisters.
He started his career as a model and became the first Indian to win the “Best Model of the World” contest in 2005.
In 2008, he moved into the cinema and television industry, according to Colors TV.
He also participated in reality TV shows such as “Big Boss” and “Fear Factor” and hosted “India’s Got Talent.”
Many Indian celebrities and fans have taken to Twitter to express shock and express their condolences.
“We, at Colors, are saddened & devastated by the sudden loss of our family member, Sidharth Shukla.
“He will be immensely missed. His passing is an irreparable loss for us & the whole industry,” the TV channel tweeted on Thursday.
“I m gonna meet you in heaven brother,” tweeted model and actor Asim Riaz alongside a broken heart emoji.
“R I P sidharthshukla,” Riaz added.