TV and film actor Sidharth Shukla passes away at 40

TV and film actor Sidharth Shukla passes away at 40

The actor has died of a heart attack, Mumbai's Cooper hospital has said.

Sidharth Shukla

Mumbai: Popular TV and film actor Sidharth Shukla has passed away at the age of 40. He was admitted to Cooper Hospital on Thursday after suffering a heart attack. The hospital confirmed his death on arrival and post mortem and police procedures are underway, according to a PTI report.

Shukla made his TV debut on the Hindi show “Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na” in 2008. He has appeared on shows like “CID” and “Love U Zindagi”. He is best known for his appearance on “Balika Vadhu” where he played the lead.

Shukla has also made several appearances on reality TV including shows including “Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 6", “Khatron Ke Khiladi 7", and “Bigg Boss 13".

He made his film debut with Dharma Productions' "Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania" where he played a supporting role.

The actor was last seen in Ekta Kapoor's "Broken But Beautiful 3" in which he played the role of Agastya.

He is survived by his mother and two sisters.