Sidharth Shukla Passes Away: From Balika Vadhu To Bigg Boss 13, A Look Back At The Actor’s Rise To Superstardom

As heartfelt tributes are pouring in for late actor Sidharth Shukla, we bring you a timeline of his rise to superstardom.

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Sidharth Shukla Passes Away: From Balika Vadhu To Bigg Boss 13, A Look Back At The Actor’s Rise To Superstardom
Bigg Boss 13 winner and popular television actor Sidharth Shukla breathed his last on Thursday morning. The actor died of cardiac arrest at the age of 40, leaving everyone heartbroken and teary-eyed. As everyone is paying their last respects to the actor, who was at the top of his career game, we bring you a timeline of Sidharth’s rise to superstardom, which indeed proves that with his sheer talent and hard work, the actor was able to make it big in the industry.

Here’s a look back at Sidharth Shukla’s journey from a rise to stardom:

Sidharth Shukla Ruled TV Industry With Shows Balika Vadhu, Dil Se Dil Tak

Sidharth made his TV debut with a lead role in the 2008 show ‘Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na’ alongside Aastha Chaudhary. Post this, he did several other shows but did not gain much recognition. Sidharth reached the pinnacle of his stardom with the show ‘Balika Vadhu’ in which he portrayed the role of Shivraj Shekhar. He became a household name with this show and his chemistry with co-star Pratyusha Banerjee was loved by all. After this, the actor was unstoppable and went on to give many hit shows. His show with Rashmi Desai and Jasmin Bhasin 'Dil Se Dil Tak' was among the highlights of his career.

Sidharth also participated in reality shows including Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6, and Khatron Ke Khiladi 7. He registered a victory on KKK7 by winning his last task quite convincingly.

Entry In Bollywood

After wooing the audiences with his brilliant stint on television, Sidharth Shukla ventured into Bollywood with Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt starrer rom-com, ‘Humpty Sharma ki Dulhaniya’. The Shashank Khaitan’s directorial saw him in a supporting role as Angad Bedi in the movie. His performance in the film was noteworthy. He also featured in Kazakh comedy as Mr Chakraborty. The film was directed by Zheniskhan Momyshek.

Sidharth Shukla’s Stint on Bigg Boss 13

Sidharth Shukla’s popularity increased by leaps and bounds with his power-packed stint in Salman Khan hosted reality show Bigg Boss 13. Fans got to see the real side of the actor, layered with different emotions, anger, romance and more. In fact, Sidharth was the most popular contestant on the show. Right from his ugly spats with co-contestant Asim Riaz, cute nok jhok with Shehnaaz Gill, to never-ending fights with Rashami Desai, BB 13 was ruled by Sidharth completely. Beating Asim Riaz, Sidharth Shukla emerged as the winner of Bigg Boss 13.

Sidharth Shukla’s Rumoured Love Affair With Shehnaaz Gill

Sidharth Shuka and Shehnaaz Gill were popularly known as 'SidNaaz' by their fans. The two first met on BB13 and soon became inseparable. Their cute bond on Bigg Boss 13 was one of the main highlights of the reality show. In fact, even after the show got over, Sidharth and Shehnaaz’s bond only got stronger. After the BB 13 got over, both had their hands full with exciting music videos. Sidharth and Shehnaaz appeared in two music videos together, Bhula Dunga and Shona Shona. Both were huge hits. The two have always been the talk of the town for their rumoured relationship. SidNaaz recently appeared in the dance reality show Dance Deewane 3 and in Bigg Boss OTT as special guests.

Broken But Beautiful 3

No one can ever forget - Agastya Rao, an angry young man thinks the “world is too mediocre to deserve him” and has an issue with high-class society but things turn around when he falls in love with Rumi. Shukla made his digital debut with Ekta Kapoor’s ‘Broken But Beautiful 3’ and left everyone mighty impressed with his terrific performance in the web show.

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