Sidharth Shukla Passes Away: Shehnaaz Gill ‘Not Fine’, Salman Khan Pays Condolences
Shehnaz Gill ’s father Santokh Singh Sukh said that he spoke to his daughter after the saddening news of death of Siddharth Shukla. Salman Khan penned an heartfelt note.
Actor Siddharth Shukla, who became a household name with his role in the television show Balika Vadhu, passed away on Thursday. He was brought dead to the Cooper Hospital, hospital authorities told news agency PTI.
Shehnaaz Gill‘s father Santokh Singh Sukh said, “I am not in the condition to talk right now. I cannot believe whatever has happened.” When asked if he talked to Shehnaaz, he said, “I spoke to her. She is not fine. My son Shehbaaz has left for Mumbai to be with her and I will be going later.”
Dr Shailesh Mohite told PTI, “He was brought dead to the hospital. The cause of the death will be known after the post-mortem is conducted… it will take some time.” The hospital’s Dr Jitten Bhavsar told PTI that Sidharth was declared dead by the principal medical officer when he was taken to the hospital.
Salman Khan took to his Twitter to express his shock over the untimely demise of Sidharth and share his condolences with his family and loved ones. He wrote,
Siddharth started his career 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 it was Balika Vadhu that made him famous. He participated in reality shows including Big Boss 13, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6, and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7.
In 2014, Siddharth made his Bollywood debut with Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania in which he had a supporting role opposite Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt.