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Updated on: Thursday, September 02, 2021, 12:29 PM IST

Actor and Bigg Boss 13 winner Sidharth Shukla passes away - Check out his last tweet and Instagram post here

Actor and Bigg Boss 13 winner Sidharth Shukla passes away - Check out his last tweet and Instagram post here  | File Photo

Actor and Bigg Boss 13 winner Sidharth Shukla passes away - Check out his last tweet and Instagram post here | File Photo

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Popular television and film actor Sidharth Shukla, best known for his role in the long running TV show "Balika Vadhu", died on Thursday, an official at the Cooper Hospital here said. He was 40.

Shukla suffered a massive heart attack in the morning it is learnt.

He is survived by his mother and two sisters.

"He was brought dead to the hospital some time ago," the senior Cooper Hospital official told PTI.

The Bigg Boss winner has posted last on Twitter on August 30. The tweet was about India's performance at the Paralympics, wherein he had congratulated Sumit Antil and Avani Lekhara.

Whereas, in his Instagram post, he has posted a photo with a message on Amazon Prime Video’s upcoming original - Mumbai Diaries 26/11.

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Shukla began his career in showbiz as a model and made his acting debut with a lead role in the television show "Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na". He later appeared on shows such as "Jaane Pehchaane Se... Ye Ajnabbi", "Love U Zindagi" but became a household name with "Balika Vadhu".

He also participated in reality shows, including "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6", "Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7" and "Bigg Boss 13".

In 2014, Shukla made his Bollywood debut with the Karan Johar-produced "Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania" where he had a supporting role.

(With inputs from PTI)

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Published on: Thursday, September 02, 2021, 12:29 PM IST
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