The whole nation is mourning the sudden demise of Sidharth Shukla. The television star passed away at the age of 40 on Thursday morning. After learning about the death of the ‘Balika Vadhu’ actor, several celebrities of the film and television industry and his fans flooded social media with emotional posts. On Friday, Sidharth’s last on-screen co-actor Sonia Rathee took to social media to express her grief.
Taking to Instagram, the actress wrote, “Still doesn’t feel real. I’ll miss our random conversations mid-shot, your infectious smile every time you walked into a room, your constant support and belief in me, and your ability to make a person’s day. You had a heart of gold and I had the pleasure of getting to know it. I will forever cherish the moments we got to spend together. I’m gonna miss you. You were an incredible human being and a true friend, you’ll forever be remembered.”
Sidharth and Sonia had shared screen space in Ekta Kapoor’s hit show ‘Broken But Beautiful.’ In the third season of the show, Sidharth essayed the role of Agastya Rao.
Ekta, also penned, a tear-jerking post on Friday. “Numb since yest! Same @sinking feeling of last year! Two young dynamos n a fate unplanned! Rest in peace dear Sidharth! Never thought Agastya Rao’s story wud end like this! Strength to d family loved ones n fans! I can say with d love our show got he was loved by his fans!!,” the producer added.
Sidharth is survived by his mother and two sisters. A team of three doctors conducted the postmortem to ascertain the cause of the actor’s death. There was no external or internal injury on the body. The actual cause of death will be known only after histopathology.