'Sidharth Shukla's journey definitely doesn't end here as he now resides in our hearts forever,' says actor's family in statement post his demise


Sidharth Shukla departed for his heavenly abode on September 2 leaving his family members, friends and fans in a state of shock. He passed away at the age of 40 after suffering a massive cardiac arrest. 4 days later, people are yet to process this news. Devastated by the loss, Sidharth's family gave him a teary-eyed farewell on September 3. 

Today, the Shukla family released an official statement for all the well-wishers of Sidharth. Expressing gratitude towards all, the members of the grieving family said, "Heartfelt gratitude to everyone who has been a part of Sidharth's journey and showered him with unconditional love. It doesn't definitely end here as he now resides in our hearts forever! Sidharth valued his privacy, hence we request you to allow our family the privacy to grieve."

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The family thanked the Mumbai police for their services. "A special thank you to the Mumbai Police force for their sensitivity and compassion. They have been like a shield protecting us and standing by us every minute of the day," the family said. They requested everyone to keep Sidharth in their thoughts and prayers.  

Sidharth's family has organised a prayer meet for the actor. Fans and friends can join virtually.