Sidharth Shukla

Sidharth Shukla (December 12, 1980 – September 2, 2021) was a Hindi television and cinema actor, host, and model. He was well-known for his appearances in the films Broken But Beautiful 3, Balika Vadhu, and Dil Se Dil Tak. He won the reality series Bigg Boss 13 and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7. He was a host on Savdhaan India and India’s Got Talent. In December 2005, he earned the title of World’s Best Model, defeating 40 other contestants from Asia, Latin America, and Europe. In 2008, he debuted in acting as the lead in the show Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na. Shukla debuted in Bollywood as a supporting actor in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania in 2014.

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1980–2007: Sidharth Shukla’s Early Life & Career

Sidharth Shukla was born on December 12, 1980, in Bombay (Mumbai) to Ashok Shukla, a civil engineer with the Reserve Bank of India, and Rita Shukla, a homemaker. During his modeling career, he lost his father to a lung condition. He is the eldest of two sisters. Shukla attended St. Xavier’s High School in Fort, Mumbai, and graduated from Rachana Sansad School of Interior Design with a bachelor’s degree in Interior Design. Shukla has characterized himself as a very sporty child who has participated in tennis and football for his school. Shukla played against the team of  AC Milan under-19  during their visit to Mumbai as part of Festa Italiana.

Shukla worked for a couple of years in an interior design firm after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in interior design. Shukla finished second in the Gladrags Manhunt and Mega model Contest in 2004. He was featured in Ila Arun’s song “Resham Ka Rumal”


In 2005, he represented India at the World’s Best Model competition in Turkey, becoming the first Indian and Asian to win the title, defeating 40 contestants from Asia, Latin America, and Europe. He starred in advertising for Bajaj Avenger, ICICI, and Digjam after winning the title.

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Sidharth Shukla Personal Life

Date of Birth 12 December 1980 (Friday)
Birthplace Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Date of Death 2 September 2021
Place of Death Cooper Hospital, Mumbai
Age (at the time of death) 40 Years
Death Cause Heart Attack

Note: Reportedly, he was brought dead to the hospital.

Zodiac sign Sagittarius
Nationality Indian
Hometown Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
School St. Xavier’s High School, Fort, Mumbai
College/University Rachana Sansad School of Interior Design
Educational Qualification Graduation in Interior Designing
Religion Hinduism
Caste Brahmin
Hobbies Gymming, Travelling


Physical Stats 
Height in centimeters– 183 cm
in meters– 1.83 m
in feet inches– 6’
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black



Wife/Spouse N/A
Parents Father– Ashok Shukla (Civil Engineer; Employee of RBI )
Mother– Rita Shukla (Homemaker)
Siblings Brother– None
Sister(s)– 2 (Names Not Known, elder)



Sidharth Shukla Awards :


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Year Award Category Show/Movie Result
2005 Gladrags Manhunt Contest World’s Best Model N/A Won
2013 Star Guild Awards Best Actor in a Drama Series Balika Vadhu Nominated
ITA Awards GR8! Performer of the Year (Male) Won
Zee Gold awards Best Actor (Popular) Won
2014 Star Guild Awards Best Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
Big Star Entertainment Awards Most Entertaining Television Actor – Male Nominated
ITA Awards GR8! On-Screen Couple of the Year (With Toral Rasputra) Nominated
Zee Gold Awards Most Fit Actor (Male) N/A Won
2015 Stardust Awards Breakthrough Supporting Performance (Male) Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Won
Filmfare Awards Best Male Debut Nominated
2017 ITA Awards Best Actor – Male Dil Se Dil Tak Nominated
2020 Gold Awards Style Icon of Television Industry (Male) N/A Won
Style Icon of Social Media (Male) N/A Won



Year Title Role(s) Notes
2014 Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Angad Bedi
2016 Business In Kazakhstan Mr. Chakraborty Kazakh Film


Year Title Role(s) Platform
2021 Broken But Beautiful 3 Agastya Rao ALTBalaji & MX Player


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