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Sidharth Shukla: An Indian TV star, passed away at 40

Sidharth Shukla, a well-known Indian television actor who was most known for winning the reality television show Big Boss 13, passed away suddenly on Thursday.

Shukla began his career modelling before making his first acting appearance in the TV series Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na. After continuing to work on the small screen in popular soap operas and reality shows, the actor made his Bollywood debut in the 2014 rom-com Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania.

According to Indian media reports, Shukla died as a result of cardiac arrest in a hospital in Mumbai. He was 40 years old.

According to a source at the Cooper Hospital, the actor suffered a major heart attack this morning while on the set of the film.

An official with the Cooper Hospital told media organisations that the man had been brought to the hospital dead a short time before.

Shukla’s mother and two sisters are the only ones who have lived with him.

On Twitter, a lot of celebrities expressed their condolences shortly after the news of his death was made public.