The Bollywood actor and winner of Season 13 of Bigg Boss died of a heart attack Thursday morning, sending shock waves throughout the industry. The actor died at the age of 40 after suffering a heart attack in his sleep. Shukla started her showbiz career with modeling and was a finalist of Gladrags Manhunt 2004. He then represented India at the World’s Best Model Competition held in Turkey in 2005 and became the first Indian to win the title.
Shukla made his acting debut with the Hindi TV show Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na in 2008. His first performance opened the doors to his subsequent TV projects like Aahat, Love U Zindagi and CID. Today we revisit Sidharth’s professional journey so far.
Shukla’s big breakthrough in the TV entertainment industry came with this drama aired on Colors TV. Shukla played the role of Shivraj Alok Shekhar, the righteous and progressive administrative officer who helped protagonist Anandi (played by Pratyusha Banerjee) on his journey to empowerment. Banerjee died in 2016 by suicide.
Jhalak Dikhla Jaa season 6:
After her fame at Balika Vadhu, Shukla made appearances on reality shows such as Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 6. With her dancing skills and charming character, Shukla impressed judge and filmmaker Karan Johar.
Humpty Sharma ki Dulhania:
Shukla went on to land a role in Dharma Productions film Humpty Sharma ki Dulhania in 2014. The film marked Shukla’s debut in Bollywood where he starred alongside Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan.
Bigg Boss 13 and Khatron ke Khiladi 7:
Shukla continued his stint on reality shows, such as India’s Got Talent, Khatron Ke Khiladi 7, Bigg Boss 13, as well as Bigg Boss season 14. The actor won both Khatron ke Khiladi and the 13th season of Bigg Boss. where he gained massive fan following on social media.
Broken but beautiful:
Shukla recently debuted on the OTT platform playing in the third season of Broken But Beautiful by AltBalaji. His acting made him a favorite for many in no time.
The actor is survived by his mother and two sisters.
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