"Heartbroken": For Sidharth Shukla, Tributes From Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn And Other Bollywood Stars

"It's just unbelievable and shocking," tweeted Madhuri Dixit

'Heartbroken': For Sidharth Shukla, Tributes From Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn And Other Bollywood Stars

Sidharth Shukla died at the age of 40. (courtesy: realsidharthshukla)

Highlights

  • Initial reports suggested Sidharth had suffered a heart attack
  • "You will always be remembered Sidharth Shukla," tweeted Madhuri
  • "Hard to believe he is no more," wrote Sonu Sood
New Delhi:

United by grief, members of the Hindi film industry paid tribute to actor Sidharth Shukla, who died this morning. Initial reports suggested he had suffered a heart attack; Mumbai's Cooper Hospital, where he was taken, will conduct a post-mortem. He was 40. Mr Shukla, who made his Bollywood debut with Shashank Khaitan's Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, co-starring Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan, was remembered by Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Anil Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, Rajkummar Rao, Madhuri Dixit, Farah Khan, Vicky Kaushal, Sidharth Malhotra and other stars. "It's just unbelievable and shocking. You will always be remembered Sidharth Shukla. May your soul rest in peace. My heartfelt condolences to the family," tweeted Madhuri Dixit.

"Really sad to know about the passing away of Siddharth Shukla. I didn't know him personally but it's heartbreaking to know of such a talented life gone so soon. Om Shanti," read Akshay Kumar's tweet.

Anil Kapoor, posting a throwback picture with Sidharth, wrote: "Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts... Sending my condolences and prayers to the family."

"Life and death are both baffling. But when someone as young as Sidharth Shukla passes away with suddenness, one is very sad... Condolences to his family. RIP Sidharth," wrote Ajay Devgn.

"Deeply saddened by the sudden demise of #SidharthShukla. My condolences to his family and his fans, all over. Om Shanti," tweeted Sanjay Dutt.

Actor Rajkummar Rao, who was spotted at Siddharth Shukla's house this afternoon, tweeted, "This is so unfair. Gone too soon Sidharth. Rest in peace brother. You will be in our hearts forever. My deepest condolences to his family, friends and fans."

"Hard to believe he is no more, my heartfelt condolences go to his family Broken heart RIP my friend, you will be missed," tweeted Sonu Sood.

"Gosh this is Heartbreaking! May your soul RIP Sidharth Shukla My deepest condolences to his family and loved ones," tweeted Kiara Advani.

"Unable to process this. Rest in Peace Sidharth Shukla. You were truly loved, by millions," wrote Parineeti Chopra.

Filmmaker Farah Khan tweeted, "Can this year get any worse Shocked and extremely saddened to hear about Sidharth Shukla's demise. My heart goes out to his family."

"Shocking. 40! Unbelievable. Condolences to the family," tweeted Richa Chadha.

Arjun Kapoor shared a picture of himself and Sidharth Shukla and wrote: "Go in peace brother" with a broken heart icon.

"Shocked to hear this news. This is too soon. Siddharth, may you rest in peace saathi. My prayers and condolences to the family in this tough time," read Ali Fazal's tweet.

"This is shocking and heartbreaking . Strength to the family," tweeted Bipasha Basu.

"Shocked beyond words! Gone toooooo soon.... Condolences to his family, loved ones. He was loved by millions. Sidharth Shukla, you will be missed - rest in peace brother. Om Shanti," tweeted Riteish Deshmukh.

"Unable to process this, So shocking. My deepest condolences to his family and friends. May his soul rest in peace," wrote Vicky Kaushal in his Instagram story.

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Screenshot of Vicky Kaushal's Instagram story.

Sidharth Malhotra, in his tribute for Sidharth Shukla, wrote in his Instagram story: "Absolutely shocking and heartbreaking. My condolences to his family and friends. May his soul rest in peace."

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Screenshot of Sidharth Malhotra's Instagram story.

Sidharth Shukla, who was a popular name in the Hindi TV circuit, became a household name after he featured in the TV show Balika Vadhu: Kacchi Umar Ke Pakke Rishte, in which he starred opposite late actress Pratyusha Banerjee.

Sidharth Shukla had also starred in the TV show Dil Se Dil Tak. The actor had also participated in reality shows such as Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7 and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6. He was the winner of Bigg Boss 13.