Siddharth Shukla is an Indian television actor and model. He made his acting debut in the 2008 Sony TV show Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na which was a moderate success. He is known for his roles in shows Love U Zindagi, Balika Vadhu and Dil Se Dil Tak. In 2014, Shukla made his Bollywood debut in a supporting role in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. He participated in reality shows Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi. In 2019, Siddharth participated in the reality show Bigg Boss 13.
Birthday / Date of Birth
Siddharth Shukla was born on the 12th of December 1980, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Siddharth died on 2 September 2021 after suffering a heart attack at the age of 40.
Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Siddharth did his schooling from Mumbai’s St. Xavier’s High School, Fort, Mumbai and went to Rachana Sansad School of Interior Design to pursue his graduation in Interior Designing. He was good at sports in his school days and represented his school in many Tennis and Football competitions.
- Father – Ashok Shukla (Civil Engineer; Employee of the Reserve Bank of India)
- Mother – Rita Shukla (Homemaker)
- Siblings – He has two elder sisters.
Girlfriend / Spouse
Siddharth Shukla dated –
- Drashti Dhami – Siddharth was alleged to be in a relationship with the television actress, Drashti Dhami.
- Smita Bansal – Siddharth was rumoured to have a fling with his Balika Vadhu co-star Smita Bansal, who played his on-screen mother-in-law in the serial.
- Tanishaa Mukerji – In 2016, Siddharth was rumoured that Siddharth was dating Tanishaa Mukerji.
- Rashami Desai – Siddharth was also linked to his Dil Se Dil Tak co-star, Rashami Desai.
- Akanksha Puri – Siddharth was rumoured to be in a relationship with the Calendar Girls actress Akanksha Puri.
- Arti Singh – Siddharth is rumoured to be dating the television actress, Arti Singh.
- In feet – 6 feet 2 inches
- In centimeters – 188 cm
- In meters – 1.88 m
- In Kilograms – 81 kg
- In Pounds – 179 lbs
His shoe size is 11 (US).
Siddharth played the role of Shivraj Shekhar in Colors TV’s Balika Vadhu (2012) and earned wide popularity. Subsequently, he participated in the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6.
In 2008, Siddharth started his acting career with Sony TV’s Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na, in which he played the role of Shubh Ranawat. Next, he appeared in TV serials Jaane Pehchaane Se… Ye Ajnabbi, Pavitra Rishta and Love U Zindagi.
Shukla made his film debut in 2014 by playing the role of Angad Bedi in the Bollywood film Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. His performance in the film was liked by the audience and won him an award for Breakthrough Supporting Performance (Male) in the 2015 Stardust Awards.
Siddharth has not appeared in a commercial for any brand yet.
Siddharth Shukla Favorites
- Favorite Actors – Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Mithun Chakraborty
- Favorite Actresses – Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit
- Favorite Movies – Vaastav, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Jab We Met
- Favorite Cricketer – Mahendra Singh Dhoni
- Favorite Travel Destinations – Germany, Spain
- Favorite Hobbies – Gymming, Travelling
- Favorite Color – White
- Favorite Food – Pav Bhaji
Siddharth Shukla Net worth
Siddharth Shukla has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars as of 2021. Siddharth gets paid around Rs. 60,000 per episode. He owns a BMW X5 car.
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Some Lesser Known Facts About Siddharth Shukla
- His family has its roots in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
- In his college days, he wanted to be an interior designer but he changed his line as he found more scope in modelling.
- In 2004, Siddharth participated in the Gladrags Manhunt competition and emerged as a runner-up of the show.
- He has also appeared as a host in TV shows like Savdhaan India and India’s Got Talent 7.
- He has a keen interest in politics.
- In 2013, he participated in the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6.
- In 2014, he hosted the crime show Savdhaan India.
- In January 2014, Siddharth apparently signed a 3-film contract with Karan Johar‘s production house, Dharma Productions.
- In 2015, he won the Best Model of the World title at a contest held in Turkey. He was the first Asian man to do so.
- Siddharth Shukla is a good friend of the Bollywood actor, John Abraham since his modelling days.
- In 2016, Shukla became the winner of the stunt-based show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7.
- Siddharth has played the role of Parth Bhanushali in the TV serial Dil Se Dil Tak opposite Rashami Desai.
- In 2018, Siddharth was arrested by the Mumbai Police for rash driving. He was charged under sections 279, 337 and 427 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and was released after paying a penalty of Rs. 5000.
- In 2019, Siddharth is participating in Colors TV’s reality show Bigg Boss in its thirteenth season.