Popular television and film actor Sidharth Shukla, who achieved the limelight for his role in the long running TV show, Balika Vadhu, died on Thursday, an official at the Cooper Hospital here said. He was 40.
According to the officials, Shukla suffered a massive heart attack in the morning. He is survived by his mother and two sisters.
"He was brought dead to the hospital some time ago," the senior Cooper Hospital official said.
Shukla had also participated in reality shows, including "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6", "Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7" and "Bigg Boss 13".
In 2014, Shukla made his Bollywood debut with the Karan Johar-produced "Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania" where he had a supporting role.