On Sidharth Shukla’s death anniversary here’s a look at the legacy left behind by the beloved actor
Sidharth had last appeared in the web series Broken But Beautiful.
Sidharth Shukla left behind an indelible legacy
The film and television industry was left shaken by Sidharth Shukla’s abrupt demise last year. A man of many talents, Sidharth proved his skills as an actor, host and model and had amassed a massive fan following with his silver screen ventures. The actor started his journey by being an interior designer but soon ventured into modeling and later acting. He was a television sensation and enjoyed massive popularity amongst his audience. On his death anniversary, here's a look at the legacy left behind by the talented actor.
Sidharth Shukla's early life
Sidharth Shukla was born on 12 December 1980 in Bombay to Ashok Shukla, a civil engineer and Rita Shukla. Sidharth lost his father to lung disease when the actor was still modeling. He is survived by two sisters. He held a bachelor's degree in Interior Design from the Rachana Sansad School of Interior Design.
Sidharth Shukla's initial career days
Shukla worked at an interior design firm for a few years. He then went on as a participant in Gladrags Manhunt and Megamodel Contest and finished as the runner-up. He made his first silver screen appearance with the music video "Resham Ka Rumal" by Ila Arun.
Sidharth Shukla's acting debut
Sidharth made his acting debut with the 2008 television show Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na on Sony TV alongside Aastha Chaudhary. The actor got his breakthrough with the 2012 Colors tv television series Balika Vadhu where Sidharth played the role of District Collector Shivraj Shekhar.
Sidharth Shukla's Bollywood debut
Sidharth made his Bollywood debut with the romantic comedy Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. He played the role of a supporting character Angad Bedi, an NRI doctor and fiancé of the female protagonist played by Alia Bhatt. The film earned him an award for "Breakthrough Supporting Performance (Male)" in the 2015 Stardust Awards.
Sidharth Shukla and his stint in Bigg Boss
Sidharth participated in the reality television show Bigg Boss 13 in 2019. The actor achieved new levels of popularity through the show and even came out as the winner. His popularity on the show got him much recognition and he was featured in two videos, Bhula Dunga and Dil Ko Karaar Aaya.
Sidharth Shukla's OTT debut
Sidharth made his OTT debut as Agastya Rao, on the third season of the romantic web series Broken But Beautiful, which is available on ALTBalaji and MX Player. The series received positive reviews from critics as well as audiences.
Sidharth Shukla and his relationship with Shehnaaz Gill
Sidharth was rumoured to be dating his Bigg Boss co-star Shehnaaz Gill. Shehnaaz is a popular Punjabi actress who made appeared in Bigg Boss 13. The duo were alleged to be dating each ther after the show and appeared in music videos together.
Last Updated: 05.34 PM, Sep 02, 2022