Sidharth Shukla Funeral LIVE Updates: Bigg Boss 13 winner Sidharth Shukla, who featured in several popular television shows, passed away on September 2 after suffering a massive heart attack. The news was confirmed by Cooper Hospital. Sidharth was brought dead to the hospital. His last rites will be performed at the Oshiwara crematorium later in the day.
Many celebrities including Varun Dhawan, Gauahar Khan and Maniesh Paul reached the late actor’s residence on Thursday evening to pay their last respects. Others who were spotted by photographers at Sidharth’s residence were his Bigg Boss co-contestants Shefali Jariwala, Arti Singh, Sambhavana Seth and Rahul Mahajan. Sidharth’s family members were also seen. Earlier, his Bigg Boss co-star Asim Riaz was also spotted at Cooper Hospital in Mumbai, where Sidharth was brought after his death. His rumoured girlfriend Shehnaaz Gill’s brother Shehbaz was also seen at the residence along with Jasmin Bhasin, Aly Goni and Rashami Desai.
Other stars who shared their condolences were Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn and Bigg Boss host Salman Khan. “Gone too soon Siddharth.. u shall be missed. Condolences to the family .. RIP,” Salman wrote. Ajay tweeted, “Life & death are both baffling. But when someone as young as #SidharthShukla passes away with suddenness, one is very sad… Condolences to his family. RIP Sidharth.”
Sidharth Shukla first exploded into TV stardom with his work in the show Balika Vadhu (2012), where he essayed the role of Shivraj Shekhar, a District Collector. Over three years, Shukla played the character to overwhelming response, winning multiple awards. Soon after, he landed his first Bollywood film Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014).