Actor Sidharth Shukla dies of heart attack at 40

The actor’s fans draw similarities between the deaths of Sushant and Sidharth Shukla but the family denies any controversy

Actor Sidharth Shukla passed away today at the age of 40 due to a massive heart attack. He was declared ‘dead before arrival’ at the Cooper Hospital early in the morning.

The Bigg Boss 13 winner is survived by his mother and two sisters. The news came as a shock to fans and colleagues as the actor recently shared the screen with his rumoured girlfriend Shehnaaz Gill in a dance reality show.

Soon after the news broke, fans are drawing similarities between the sudden death of Sidharth Shukla and Sushant Singh Rajput.

Similarities between Sidharth Shukla and Sushant’s death

Fans on Twitter cannot stop themselves from comparing uncanny similarities between the deaths of these telly stars who were trying to increase their foothold in the Hindi film industry

In Sushant’s death case, the name of Cooper Hospital was drawn into controversy. Fans on Twitter made Sushant’s picture viral citing something is fishy.

One of the fans wrote, “No this is not a coincidence. This is fishy. Perfectly healthy, young, smart, talented outsiders, with growing popularity gone too soon! And of all hospitals nearby why Cooper again? Why Cooper in all suspicious deaths!? Another tragedy.”

Another fan has asked Mumbai Police that whether it was a murder or a heart attack. He wrote, “Siddharth Shukla dead. Is it a Heart Attack or a Murder @MumbaiPolice???”

Journalist Meena Das Narayan wrote that Cooper Hospitals hides crime tagging Narendra Modi and PMO India.

Meanwhile, Sidharth’s family has denied any kind of controversy behind his death. They have told the police that the actor was not under any mental pressure. According to the doctors, he has died after taking some medicines at night before ending his day. Sections of Twitter users have also requested people not to colour Shukla’s death in the controversial hue.

Sidharth Shukla death case: police is cautious

Mumbai Police seems to be extra cautious this time after embroiling in controversies in the Sushant Singh Rajput alleged murder case. The police were not informed about the incident initially. The family members including his sister and his brother-in-law brought him to the hospital in an ambulance.

Police have said that the postmortem will be recorded in a video format. According to India Today, a team of doctors, policemen, and witnesses are conducting the punchnama of the body. Presently, the body is at the casualty while the doctors wait to conduct the postmortem, which is likely to get over by 6 pm.

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Sayantika Bhowal

Sayantika Bhowal is a news connoisseur who is particularly interested in politics and human interest stories. She holds a PGDM degree in journalism from the Asian College Of Journalism. An avid reader, Sayantika spends her time painting pictures and eating Mughlai cuisine.
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