Beloved Bollywood actor Sidharth Shukla has died of death Age 40said a television station he worked for on Thursday.
“At Colors, we are saddened and devastated by the sudden loss of our family member Sidharth Shukla.” Colors TV tweeted. “He is greatly missed. His death is an irretrievable loss to us and the entire industry. Our prayers and support go with his family, friends and fans. May his soul rest in peace.”
How he died was not clear on Thursday afternoon.
Shukla won both Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi and Bigg Boss, a “Big Brother” type of reality show. Last year he was voted “Greatest Ever” on the show in polls by Colors TV.
He also hosted India’s Got Talent and most recently starred in Broken But Beautiful, a TV drama series.
“Thank you for entertaining us, for inspiring countless people around the world,” another Tweet from Colors TV called.
The news of Shukla’s death sparked a flurry of tributes from fans and other stars.
“I can’t handle that. Rest in peace #SidharthShukla. You were really loved by millions,” actor and singer Parineeti Chopra tweeted.