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RIP Sidharth Shukla: Varun Dhawan, Rashami Desai, Rahul Vaidya, others express shock on actor's untimely demise

Sidharth Shukla died of cardiac arrest on Thursday. 

Aishwarya Vasudevan
Sep 02, 2021
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Fans and people across the globe are in shock on hearing the demise of Sidharth Shukla. The actor passed away after suffering from a cardiac arrest at the age of 40. Sidharth was rushed to Cooper Hospital and reportedly he was dead upon reaching the hospital. Several celebrities from Bigg Boss 13, who have collaborated with him and others expressed their shock and consoled the untimely death of Sidharth.

Bigg Boss 14 winner and singer Rahul Vaidya tweeted, "No words! Literally numb. Siddharth Shukla, you left too soon buddy! Galat baat. RIP."

Musician Armaan Malik wrote, "Life is so damn unpredictable and fragile." While Richa Chadha tweeted, "Shocking. 40!!! Unbelievable. Condolences to the family."

Whereas R Madhavan expressed his shock by writing, "Heartbreaking and tragic. Rest In Peace brother. Just don’t have words to express my anguish."

Writer Kanika Dhillon tweeted, "Shocking. Heartbreaking. Gone too soon.. RIP #SidharthShukla condolences to his family. Om Shanti."

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PTI quoted a Cooper Hospital official stating, "He was brought dead to the hospital some time ago."

While a senior official from the hospital's forensic department told Hindustan Times, "Initial report indicates that he died of a heart attack. We, however, won't be able to confirm the cause of his death until we complete the post mortem."

Sidharth was brought to the hospital at 11 am on Thursday after he suffered a massive heart attack. The actor is survived by his mother and two sisters.

The actor shot to fame with his role as Shiv in Balika Vadhu. The actor then featured in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania in a supporting role. Sidharth went on to win Bigg Boss 13 and was also featured as a senior in the very next season.

He was last seen in Broken But Beautiful season 3 which marked his OTT debut

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