Sidharth Shukla (Bigg Boss 13) Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Height in feet, Net Worth, Movies, Web Shows & Many More

Sidharth Shukla was an Indian television Actor, Model and Host. He was born on 12 December 1980, in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. He was best known for playing the role of Shivraj Shekhar in Colors TV’s long-running popular serial Balika Vadhu. He was the winner of TV reality shows Bigg Boss 13 and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7. In 2005, he became the first Asian to win the World’s Best Model contest in Turkey. In 2008, he made his television debut with Sony TV’s serial Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na as Shubh Ranawat. He appeared in television serials like Jaane Pehchaane Se… Yeh Ajnabi, Aahat, CID, Savdhaan India, Love U Zindagi and Dil Se Dil Tak. In 2014, he made his Bollywood debut with the film Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, in which he played the role of Angad Bedi. In 2021, he made his digital debut with ALT Balaji’s and MX player’s web series Broken But Beautiful 3, as Agastya Rao opposite Sonia Rathee. He hosted popular TV shows like ‘Savdhaan India’ (2014), ‘India’s Got Talent 6’ (2015), and ‘India’s Got Talent 7’ (2016). He was also featured in various TV commercials including Bajaj Avenger, Mamaearth, Fair & Lovely, ICICI, and Digjam. 

Name Sidharth Shukla
NicknameSid
Date of birth12 December 1980
BirthplaceBombay, Maharashtra, India
Age (at the time of death)40 years 
Zodiac signSagittarius
Date of Death2 September 2021
Death CauseHeart Attack
Death Place Cooper Hospital, Mumbai
ProfessionActor, Model, Host
Known ForShivraj Shekhar in Colors TV’s serial Balika Vadhu (2012-2015), Bigg Boss season 13 Winner (2019-2020)
NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism
CasteBrahmin
HometownAllahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
AddressCasuarina A, New Link Road, Andheri West, 400053, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Food habitTurned Non-Vegetarian
HobbiesGymming, Traveling
Years active2004- 2021

Sidharth Shukla Career –

Sidharth Shukla As a Model – 
  • After completing his graduation, he started his career as a model. 
  • In 2004, he participated in the Gladrags Manhunt competition and emerged as a runner-up of the show. 
  • In 2004, he was featured as a model in the music video ‘Resham Ka Rumal’ featuring Mona Lisa.
  • In 2005, he represented India at the World’s Best Model contest in Turkey and became the first Asian to win the title.
  • In 2020, he was featured in music videos like “Bhula Dunga” by Darshan Raval, “Dil Ko Karaar Aaya” by Yasser Desai & Neha Kakkar, and “Shona Shona” by Tony Kakkar and Neha Kakkar.
  • He was also featured in various TV commercials including Bajaj Avenger, Mamaearth, Fair & Lovely, ICICI, and Digjam.

Sidharth Shukla As an Actor – 

Sidharth Shukla Television : 
  • In 2008, he made his television debut with Sony TV’s serial Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na as Shubh Ranawat.
  • From 2009-2010, he played the role of Veer Vardhan Singh in Star One’s TV serial Jaane Pehchaane Se… Ye Ajnabbi. 
  • In 2010, he played the role of Sidharth in Sony TV’s horror television anthology series Aahat.
  • In 2011, he played the role of Rahul Kashyap in Star Plus’s TV serial Love U Zindagi.
  • In the same year, he played the role of Karan in Sony TV’s crime show CID.
  • From 2012-2015, he played the role of Shivraj Shekhar in Colors TV’s long-running popular TV serial Balika Vadhu.
  • In 2013, he participated in the dance reality show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6”.
  • From 2014-2015, he hosted episodic shows Savdhaan India.
  • In 2015, he hosted Colors TV’s reality show India’s Got Talent 6. 
  • In 2016, he participated as a contestant and became the winner of stunt-based show “Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7”.
  • In the same year, he hosted Colors TV’s reality show India’s Got Talent 7.
  • In 2017, he played the role of Parth Bhanushali in Colors TV’s serial Dil Se Dil Tak. 
  • In 2019, he participated as a contestant in Colors TV’s reality show “Bigg Boss 13”. He was declared the winner of Bigg Boss season 13 on 15 February 2020.
  • In 2020, he appeared in Colors TV’s reality show Bigg Boss 14.
  • In 2021, he hosted 16th weeks “Weekend Ka Vaar” of Bigg Boss 14. 
Sidharth Shukla Film :
  • In 2014, he made his Bollywood debut with the film Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, in which he played the role of Angad Bedi.
  • In 2016, he played the role of Mr. Chakraborty in the Kazakh film ‘Business in Kazakhstan’.
Sidharth Shukla Web series :
  • In 2021, he made his digital debut with ALT Balaji’s and MX player’s web series Broken But Beautiful 3, as Agastya Rao opposite Sonia Rathee. 

Sidharth Shukla Family Background –

Sidharth Shukla was born and brought up in a modest family of Mumbai. He belonged to a Hindu Brahmin Family. His family and friends used to fondly call him Sid. His father Ashok Shukla, who was a civil engineer and worked at the Reserve Bank of India. While he started his modelling career, his father passed away due to a lung infection. His mother’s name is Rita Shukla, who is a homemaker. He had two elder sisters Preeti Shukla and Neetu Shukla. His elder sister Neetu Shukla works as a senior manager at Nucleus Office Parks, Mumbai. 

FatherLate Ashok Shukla (Civil Engineer; Employee of the Reserve Bank of India)
MotherRita Shukla, Homemaker
BrotherNone
SisterPreeti Shukla (eldest), Neetu Shukla (elder, senior manager at Nucleus Office Parks, Mumbai) 

Sidharth Shukla Marital status/ Relationship and More –

The marital status of Sidharth Shukla is Unmarried. According to the media, his first celebrity girlfriend was Bigg Boss season 11 winner Shilpa Shinde. Reportedly, she accused him of beating her and throwing her out of a car, after which she broke up with Shukla. 

Then he was rumored to be in a relationship with television actress Drashti Dhami while they were co-contestants in the dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6’. 

He was in a relationship with Actress Shefali Jariwala. When the duo was in the house of ‘Bigg Boss 13’, the news of their affair came out in the media. 

He was rumored to be in a relationship with his Balika Vadhu co-star Smita Bansal, who played his on-screen mother-in-law in the serial.

In 2016, he was rumored to be dating Tanishaa Mukerji. When they were co-contestants in the TV reality show ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi 7’. Later, they both were spotted together at various public places.

After that, he was also rumored to be in a relationship with his ‘Dil Se Dil Tak’ co-star Rashami Desai. They started dating each other while shooting for the serial but ended in a major controversy. 

He was also linked with the Indian television Actress and Model Akanksha Puri, who is famous for being the ex-girlfriend of Indian TV actor Paras Chhabra.

He was rumored to be dating television Actress, Arti Singh. They both were co-contestants in Colors TV’s reality show ‘Bigg Boss season 13’. 

While he was in the Bigg Boss 13 house in 2019, he became friends with the Punjabi singer Shehnaaz Kaur Gill. They became good friends in the house, and later, the rumors of their affair started. Even after the show, they were often spotted together. Later, there were rumors that they were in a live-in relationship.

After the demise of Sidharth Shukla, the news came to the media that Shukla and Shehnaaz had planned to get married in December 2021. They had booked the wedding venue at JW Marriott, Mumbai. Reportedly, they booked an apartment in Mumbai where they planned to shift after their marriage.

Marital statusUnmarried
Affairs/ GirlfriendShilpa Shinde (Actress)
Drashti Dhami, (Actress Rumoured)
Shefali Jariwala (Actress, Dancer)
Smita Bansal (Actress, Rumoured)
Tanishaa Mukerji (Actress, Rumoured)
Rashami Desai (Actress, Rumoured)
Akanksha Puri (Actress, Model (Rumoured)
Arti Singh, Actress (Rumoured)
Shehnaaz Gill, Actress & Singer 
Wife/ SpouseN/A
Marriage DateN/A
ChildrenN/A
Sidharth Shukla with his girlfriend shehnaz gill

Sidharth Shukla Height/ Weight & Physical State –

Sidharth Shukla’s height was approximately 6 feet 2 Inches and the body weight is around 75 kg. His full body measurements are Chest – 42 Inches, Waist – 32 Inches and Biceps – 16 Inches. He has a black hair and sparkling star-like black colour eyes. He was very particular about his fitness and used to hit the gym regularly.

Height6’2″ (188 cm)
Weight75 kg (165 lbs)
Chest42 Inches
Waist32 Inches
Biceps16 Inches
Eye colourBlack
Hair colourBlack

Sidharth Shukla Favourite Things –

Favourite ActorAmitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Mithun Chakraborty
Favourite ActressSridevi, Madhuri Dixit
Favourite FoodPav-Bhaji, Daal-Rice
Favourite ColourWhite
Favourite CuisineIndian
Favourite FilmsBollywood – Agneepath, Deewar, Vaastav, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Jab We MetHollywood – Fast and Furious
Favourite PerfumePaco Rabanne 
Favourite PlaceGermany, Spain, Austria

Sidharth Shukla Educational Qualification –

He did his schooling from St. Xavier’s High School, Fort, Mumbai. After that, he went to Rachana Sansad School of Interior Design to pursue his graduation in Interior Designing.

SchoolSt. Xavier’s High School, Fort, Mumbai
CollegeRachana Sansad School of Interior Design
QualificationGraduation in Interior Designing

Sidharth Shukla Net worth –

Sidharth Shukla had a net worth between $1 Million – $5 Million dollars. Most of his income comes from his profession. 

Net worth (2021)$1 Million – $5 Million dollars
Source of IncomeActing 

Sidharth Shukla Death Reasons / Death Date-

Shukla died on 2 September 2021 after a massive heart Attack. His family informed the Mumbai police that he was not under mental stress and they did not suspect any foul play in his death. A day later, on 3 September 2021, his last rites were performed at juhu, Mumbai where many TV celebrities were present to pay their last tributes to him.

Some lesser-known facts about Sidharth Shukla – 

  • Did Sidharth Shukla Smoke? Yes 
  • Did Sidharth Shukla Drink Alcohol? Yes
  • He was born and brought up in a modest family of Mumbai.
  • He belonged to a Hindu Brahmin Family.
  • His family and friends used to fondly call him Sid. 
  • He was a well-known Indian Actor and Model who rose to fame with his role as ‘Shivraj Shekhar’ in Colors TV’s serial “Balika Vadhu”.
  • He was inclined towards sports since his childhood. He represented his school in many Tennis and Football competitions.
  • In his college days, he wanted to be an interior designer, but he changed his line as he found more scope in modeling.
  • While he started his modelling career, his father passed away due to a lung infection.
  • In 2004, he participated in the Gladrags Manhunt competition and emerged as a runner-up of the show. 
  • In 2005, he became the first Asian to win the World’s Best Model contest in Turkey.
  • In 2004, he was featured as a model in the music video ‘Resham Ka Rumal’ featuring Mona Lisa.
  • In 2008, he made his television debut with Sony TV’s serial Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na as Shubh Ranawat.
  • He appeared in television serials like Jaane Pehchaane Se… Yeh Ajnabbi, Aahat, CID, Savdhaan India, Love U Zindagi and Dil Se Dil Tak. 
  • In 2013, he participated in the dance reality show “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6”.
  • In 2014, he made his Bollywood debut with the film Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, in which he played the role of Angad Bedi.
  • He hosted popular TV shows like ‘Savdhaan India’ (2014), ‘India’s Got Talent 6’ (2015), and ‘India’s Got Talent 7’ (2016).
  • In 2016, he became the winner of stunt-based show “Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7”.
  • In 2019, he participated as a contestant in Colors TV’s reality show “Bigg Boss 13”. He was declared the winner of Bigg Boss season 13 on 15 February 2020.
  • In 2021, he appeared on the TV cooking show ‘Kitchen Champion’ along with his sister Neetu Shukla.
  • He was very particular about his fitness and used to hit the gym regularly.
  • He was a good friend of Bollywood actor John Abraham since his modelling days.
  • In 2020, he was featured in music videos like “Bhula Dunga” by Darshan Raval, “Dil Ko Karaar Aaya” by Yasser Desai & Neha Kakkar, and “Shona Shona” by Tony Kakkar and Neha Kakkar.
  • In 2021, he made his digital debut with ALT Balaji’s and MX player’s web series Broken But Beautiful 3, as Agastya Rao opposite Sonia Rathee. 
  • He was also featured in various TV commercials including Bajaj Avenger, Mamaearth, Fair & Lovely, ICICI, and Digjam.
  • While he was in the Bigg Boss 13 house in 2019, he became friends with the Punjabi singer Shehnaaz Kaur Gill. They became good friends in the house, and later, the rumours of their affair started. Even after the show, they were often spotted together. Reportedly, the duo was in a live-in relationship.
  • Earlier, he was Vegetarian but later he turned Non-Vegetarian.
  • He likes to read newspapers and magazines to keep himself updated about the happenings around him.
  • He had a keen interest in politics.
  • After the demise of Sidharth Shukla, the news came to the media that Shukla and Shehnaaz had planned to get married in December 2021. They had booked the wedding venue at JW Marriott, Mumbai. Reportedly, they booked an apartment in Mumbai where they planned to shift after their marriage.
  • His last appearance on the TV was on the dance reality show ‘Dance Deewane 3’ in which he appeared as a guest along with Shehnaaz Kaur Gill.

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