Actor Sidharth Shukla’s death yesterday took the nation by shock. Sidharth, a fan favorite and winner of Bigg Boss 13, was only 40. His death was confirmed by Mumbai’s Cooper Hospital. His last rituals were held today and were attended by his closest friends, family and members of the industry. Actress Shehnaaz Gill, who was rumored to have been in a relationship with Sidharth, was inconsolable when she was left Cooper Hospital. The actor was performed by his brother and was clearly devastated by the loss. Many have talked about how big-hearted Sidharth Shukla was.
Late actor Pratyusha Banerjee’s father, Shankar Banerjee, as Sidharth had constantly kept in touch with him and had even sent him money during the lockdown. Sidharth had acted towards Pratyusha in the popular TV show, Balika Vadhu. “I can not understand how this happened. I considered him my son. During Balika Vadhu, Sidharth and Pratyusha had become close friends. He also came home. After Pratyusha’s death, many people talked about the relationship between Sidharth and my daughter, why Sidharth “he stopped coming home. He often asked me in messages on WhatsApp,” Shankar told a leading news channel.
“During this lockdown, he used to constantly send me messages. I got his last message a few months ago. He used to ask in the message ‘Uncle, aunt, do you need help?’, ‘Are you okay?’, ‘ Can I help in any way? ‘He had forcibly sent INR 20,000,’ ‘he added.