Sidharth Shukla was an actor, tv show host and model who appeared in a number of Hindi television series and Bollywood films, known for his roles in Broken But Beautiful 3, Balika Vadhu and Dil Se Dil Tak.
He had also won the reality shows Big Boss 13 and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7.
His work as a TV show host was widely appreciated after the Hindi crime series Savdhaan India and the famous talent show India’s Got Talent.
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Here are some other achievements of the popular TV star:
- Sidharth had appeared as Mr. Chakraborty, an Indian businessman, in the Kazakhstan movie ‘Business in Kazakhstan’.
- Sidharth held a bachelor’s degree in Interior design from Rachana Sansad School of Interior Design, after which he worked at an interior designing firm for a couple of years.
- In 2004, Shukla was runner-up in the Gladrags Manhunt and Megamodel Contest.
- Sidharth won the ‘World’s Best Model’ title in December 2005 beating 40 participants from across Asia, Europe and Latin America. After winning the title, he bagged endorsements for Bajaj Avenger, ICICI and Digjam.
- In 2019 he appeared in ‘Love You Zindagi’, inspired by Imtiaz Ali’s Bollywood film ‘Jab We met’.
- Sidharth played the role of a District Collector Shivraj Shekhar in the long-running TV serial ‘Balika Vadhu’ for which he had bagged “GR8@ Performer of The Year (Male)” award at the Indian television Academy (ITA) Awards.
- Sidharth made his Bollywood debut with ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania’ and bagged ‘Breakthrough Supporting Performance (Male)’ at the Stardust Awards 2015.
- He made his OTT debut as Agastya Rao with the third season of the romance web series ‘Broken But Beautiful’ opposite Sonia Rathee streaming on ALTBalaji & MX Player.
Sidharth passed away on 2 September 2021 at Mumbai’s Cooper Hospital after suffering a massive heart attack at age of 40.
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