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Siddarth Shukla no more: Jinx or curse, 3 lead characters of iconic soap opera Balika Vadhu died in 5 years

With the shocking news of the untimely death of actor Siddarth Shukla today, so far three major characters of brand soap opera Balika Vadhu have died. Interestingly Shukla and female lead Pratyusha Banarjee both were former contestants of BiggBoss.

Siddarth Shukla no more: Jinx or curse, 3 lead characters of iconic soap opera Balika Vadhu died in 5 years-ycb
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Mumbai, First Published Sep 2, 2021, 7:12 PM IST
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In shocking news from the entertainment industry, young actor Siddarth Shukla died due to heart attack.

With his death now, iconic tv serial Balika Vadhu's three famous characters are gone forever.

The first one to die from the Balika Vadhu team is Pratyusha Banarjee in 2016 and two months ago Surekha Sikri died and now Shukla's shocking death.
While Sikri and Shukla deaths are natural, Banarjee's death was due to suicide.

In 2016 April, Banarjee was found hanging in her apartment. Banarjee was remembered for her role as Anandi a victim of child marriage set in the backdrop on Rajasthan. Her death also has become a national debate since she was just 26 years of age.

Surekha Sikri, who died on 16 July 2021 was 76 years and she too died following cardiac arrest. Sikri played Dadisa role and supported Anandi in her struggle in the serial and she became instrumental in the second marriage of Anandi with District Collector Shivraj Shekhar played by Shukla.

Siddarth Shukla no more: Jinx or curse, 3 lead characters of iconic soap opera Balika Vadhu died in 5 years-ycb

Shukla who died this morning due to cardiac arrest was 40 years of age and had come up to this level in a very hard way. He also sought fame with Balika Vadhu and later also managed to bag roles in films.

Also read: Was Sidharth Shukla in 'stress' or had 'mental pressure'? Here's what family said to Mumbai Police

Interestingly both Banarjee and Shukla were former Bigg Boss contestants. Banerjee lost midway from the competition while Shuka emerged as the winner in the recent edition.

It is unfortunate that in just 5 years all the notable characters of Balika Vadhu have died.

The death of Shukla is more shocking now as he was considered fit and reportedly was taking care of himself really well by following a good diet.

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