Sidharth Shukla laid to rest: Shehnaaz Gill, Asim Riaz & others bid him a final goodbye
More than 24 hours after the sad news of Siddharth Shukla’s death came to light and broke millions of hearts, the actor was laid to rest on Friday afternoon. The actor, who rose to fame on the small screen, was surrounded by his family and friends as they all gathered to say goodbye to him.
Siddhartha was cremated in Oshiwara crematorium on the outskirts of the city. He was reportedly cremated according to traditional Hindu rites. Many television celebrities were seen coming for the funeral. However, only a certain number of people were allowed to enter. According to the Indian Express, Jaan Kumar Shanu, Shefali Jariwala, Abhinav Shukla, Paras Chhabra, and Mahira Sharma were among the few celebrities who were unable to attend Siddhartha’s last rites.
Asim Riaz, Aly Goni, Nikki Tamboli and others were seen leaving the crematorium shortly after.
Before the last rites began, we saw Shehnaaz Gill reaching the crematorium. The actress was heartbroken, invincible and exhausted with grief. He was accompanied by his brother Shahbaz, who has been with him like a rock since Thursday.
All 40, Siddharth is survived by his mother and two sisters. The actor was taken to Cooper Hospital on Thursday morning, where doctors pronounced him dead, PTI reported. An India Today report revealed that he did not respond on Thursday morning when his mother Rita Shukla tried to wake him up.
Siddharth Shukla was one of the prominent faces of Indian television. He gained fame and popularity for the second time when he appeared in Bigg Boss 13 and won the season. Not only the television community, but also the Bollywood community mourned the demise of Siddharth Shukla which left millions shocked and heartbroken.
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