Famous television actor Siddhaanth Vir Surryavanshi, known for his roles in shows like 'Kkusum' and 'Kasautii Zindagi Kay', died on Friday at the age of 46. The actor died while working out at a gym at 11am. He is survived by his wife, Alesia Raut, and two children.
Taking to Instagram, actor Jay Bhanushali condoled Mr Surryavanshi's death. In an Instagram story, Mr Bhanushali posted a photo of the 46-year-old and wrote, "gone too soon".
Former cricketer Salil Ankola also mourned the actor's death. "Gone too soon. Rest in peace, my friend. No words to express my grief," Mr Ankola wrote on Instagram.
After learning about the unfortunate news, actor Kishwer Merchant penned an emotional tribute for Mr Surryavanshi. In an Instagram story, she wrote, "Kya bolu main (what can I say)... this is shocking, numbing and just too sad!! Will never forget your loving hugs and warm smiles. RIP Anand prayers and strength to the family".
Siddhaanth Vir Surryavanshi, who's also known as Anand Surryavanshi, was a popular face in the world of television. He started his career as a model and then made his debut with 'Kkusum'. He was also a part of several other TV shows including, 'Kasautii Zindagii Kay', 'Sufiyana Ishq Mera', 'Ziddi Dil Maane Na' and 'Waaris'.
Mr Surryavanshi was previously married to media personnel Ira Chaudhary, whom he divorced in 2015. He then tied the knot with supermodel Alesia Raut in 2017. The actor had a daughter from his first marriage, while Ms Alesia had a son from her previous marriage.
Meanwhile, there have been many famous people who have lost their lives while working out at a gym in the recent past. Prior to Mr Surryavanshi, popular stand-up comedian Raju Srivastava died in September this year after suffering “a mild heart attack” while working out at a gym in New Delhi. Actor Puneeth Rajkumar, known for his roles in films like 'James', 'Jackie', and 'Power', also suffered a heart attack while working out in a gym.