- Shefali and Arti were pictured arriving together
- Asim Riaz was spotted at the hospital where Sidharth was taken
- Initial reports suggested Sidharth had suffered a heart attack
Hours after the sudden death of Sidharth Shukla, some of the late actor's friends arrived at his Mumbai residence on Thursday. Actresses Rashami Desai, Arti Singh, Shefali Jariwala, Gauahar Khan and Devoleena Bhattacharjee, who were Sidharth Shukla's friends in the Bigg Boss 13 house, were the first ones to visit the late actor's family on Thursday. Sidharth Shukla is survived by his mother and two sisters. Earlier on social media, Shefali Jariwala posted a heart-wrenching note, mourning Sidharth. "Rest in peace, my friend," read Shefali Jariwala's Instagram story. Sidharth Shukla, who participated in several reality shows in his career, was the winner of Bigg Boss 13 in 2019.
Here are photos of Rashami Desai, Arti Singh and Shefali Jariwala arriving in a hurry at Sidharth Shukla's residence. Devoleena visited Sidharth Shukla's family in the evening. Vishal Aditya Singh, who was also part of Bigg Boss 13, was there too.
On Thursday morning, Sidharth Shukla died after suffering what initial reports suggested was a heart attack. After his death, he was taken to Mumbai's Cooper Hospital which will be conducting a post-mortem. Asim Riaz, who was Sidharth Shukla's co-contestant in Bigg Boss 13, was pictured at the hospital on Thursday afternoon - he remained busy on his phone. Both Asim Riaz and Sidharth Shukla were finalists of Bigg Boss 13 - Sidharth went on to win the show.
Before he was spotted at the hospital, on Instagram, Asim Riaz posted an emotional note for Sidharth Shukla: "I had dream in the morning about the big boss journey... And I saw Sidharth after watching his Bigg Boss clip he came and gave a hug to me. I still can't believe this, see you on the other side, Sid," he wrote.
Meanwhile, actors Varun Dhawan, Rajkummar Rao was also spotted arriving at Sidharth Shukla's home. Accompanying Rajkummar was his girlfriend Patralekhaa. Earlier on Twitter, Rajkummar mourned Sidharth Shukla in these words: "This is so unfair. Gone too soon Sidharth. Rest in peace brother. You will be in our hearts forever." Varun Dhawan co-starred with Sidharth in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania.
In addition to Bigg Boss 13, Sidharth Shukla also won Khatron Ke Khiladi 7 and competed on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6. Mr Shukla was also part of Bigg Boss 14 as a "senior" for the first few weeks.