Actor and Bigg Boss 13 Winner Sidharth Shukla dies of heart attack at 40

Popular TV actor Sidharth Shukla died today at the age of 40 after suffering a major heart attack. Sidharth, best known for his role on the television series Balika Vadhu, passed away at Mumbai's Cooper Hospital. He is survived by his mother and two sisters.

According to hospital sources, Sidharth Shukla took some medicine before sleeping and didn't wake up. He was brought dead to the hospital. Later, the hospital confirmed that he passed away due to a heart attack. The postmortem is on at Cooper Hospital and the body will be discharged soon.

Several celebrities have taken to social media to condole the death of Sidharth Shukla. From Manoj Bajpayee to Hiten Tehwani to Kapil Sharma, Sidharth's friends are shocked at his untimely demise.

Actor Manoj Bajpayee took to Twitter to pay tribute. He wrote, "OMG!!! This is So Shocking!!! Words will fail to describe the shock and sense of loss of his near and dear ones !!! May he rest in peace !!! No yaar !!!!" His Bigg Boss co-contestant Himanshi Khurana tweeted, "Om Shanti." She added in another tweet, "Oh my God. It’s hard to believe. RIP Sidharth Shukla."

“Gone too soon bro @sidharth_shukla your glow will be with us forever and your loss is just irreplaceable!! There was no winner like you in #Biggboss and there never will be another,lagta hai buri nazar par ab hamesha vishvas karna padega! #RipSidharthShukla,” shared Vindu Dara Singh on Twitter.