Sidharth Shukla’s team released a statement requesting privacy

Siddharth Shukla’s PR team releases statements, says ‘We are as shocked as you are.” The actor died on Thursday at the age of 40.

Just after the news broke and created chaos, hours later, Sidharth Shukla’s team on Thursday issued a statement requesting media to respect the privacy of his family and close ones and allow them to mourn the loss.

In the statement, the team requested the media that they should respect the fact that Sidharth was a private person and his loved ones should be treated in that manner.

“All of you have heard the shocking news, we are as much in shock as you all are. We have a request. We want all of you to respect and stand with us during these tough times. As Sidharth’s PR team we humbly request the media to draw a line and give his family and loved ones space and let them grieve,” read the statement.

“We are all in pain! We are as shocked as you are! And all of us knew Sidharth was a private person, so please respect his privacy, his family’s privacy. And please pray for His Soul To Rest in Peace,” the team added.

Siddharth Shukla was 40. He reportedly suffered a massive heart attack. He made his debut with the Hindi TV show Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na in 2008. He was the winner of the reality show Bigg Boss 13.

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