Sidharth Shukla Last Rites LIVE UPDATES: Actor Sidharth Shukla was cremated as per the Brahmakumari norms on Friday, September 3. The actor’s funeral took place at the Oshiwara crematorium in the presence of his family members and close friends. Sidharth’s mortal remains were taken from Cooper Hospital to the cremation ground on Friday noon in a decorated ambulance.
Sidharth, who died from a heart attack in his sleep, was just 40 when he took his last breath. The actor was surrounded by his mom, Rita Shukla, and his rumoured girlfriend Shehnaaz Gill when as he felt a little uneasy and anxious on Wednesday night before sleeping. On Friday morning, many celebs visited Sidharth’s house to offer their condolences to the late actor’s family. Aly Goni, Rahul Mahajan, Jaan Kumar Sanu and others who visited the house and saw Shehnaaz mourning Sidharth’s death said that she is extremely inconsolable. She is reportedly unwell and devastated after Sidharth passing away. Her father spoke to the media on Thursday and revealed that she is not doing fine and the family is trying its best to be with her in these difficult times.
02:40 pm: Rahul Mahajan comes out of the crematorium and reveals that the entire Shanti Paath is over and it will be an electric cremation for the actor. He also says that Shehnaaz Gill is totally inconsolable.
02:25 pm: Jaan Kumar Sanu, Paras Chhabra, Sambhavana Seth, Shifali Jariwala among other celebs reach the Oshiwara crematorium. However, they are not being allowed inside the ground due to COVID protocols.
01:55 pm: Abhinav Shukla pays final respects to Sidharth Shukla as she reached the Oshiwara crematorium.
01:40 pm: Sidharth Shukla’s mom, Rita Shukla, reaches the Oshiwara crematorium for the final rites.
01:35 pm: A heartbroken Shehnaaz Gill reaches Oshiwara crematorium to pay her last respects to Sidharth Shukla.
01:25 pm: The ambulance carrying Sidharth Shukla’s mortal remains reaches Oshiwara crematorium.
01:12 pm: The ambulance has left Cooper Hospital and has directly headed to the Oshiwara crematorium.
Check out the Live Updates on Sidharth’s last rites here:
12:55 pm: Actor Rakhi Sawant reveals that Sidharth Shukla’s mortal remains will be directly taken to the Oshiwara crematorium from Cooper Hospital.
12:50 pm: Nikki Tamboli, Prince Narula-Yuvika Chaudhary, and Shehbaaz Bedashah get clicked outside Sidharth Shukla’s house.
12:35 pm: Vikas Gupta gets clicked outside Sidharth Shukla’s house as he offers his condolences to the actor’s family.
12:20 pm: Rashami Desai visits Sidharth Shukla’s house to offer her condolences to the family.
11:50 am: Sidharth Shukla’s mortal remains are to be taken in a decorated ambulance. The funeral is to begin soon.
11:45 am: Asim Riaz visits Sidharth Shukla’s house to meet his mom and offer condolences to his family.
11:43 am: Arjun Bijlani visits Sidharth Shukla’s house to offer condolences to his family.
11:11 am: Sidharth Shukla’s mortal remains to be taken to Brahmakumari Centre in a decorated ambulance. The preparations are being done.
10:40 am: The sources close to Mumbai Police now say that the cremation will take place around 2 pm at the Oshiwara crematorium.
10:15 am: Shehnaaz Gill is unwell. She is stunned, not looking at anybody or not speaking to anyone, says Rahul Mahajan.
10:00 am: Mumbai Police to take more time to release an official statement after the post-mortem. Sidharth Shukla’s viscera would be sent to the forensics for further investigation.
09:50 am: The opinion report in the post-mortem report has been kept pending. The police will wait for the chemical forensic report before putting out a final word.
09:37 am: Security outside Sidharth Shukla’s house has been increased. The cremation ground is 10 minutes away from the actor’s residence.
09:20 am: The funeral will reportedly take place at around 1 pm. The mortal remains will reach his house by 11 am.
09:00 am: Post-mortem reports have been handed over to the Mumbai Police. The officials are yet to release a statement.
08:55 am: Sidharth Shukla’s mortal remains will leave Cooper Hospital soon. His sister and brother-in-law will be taking the mortal remains to the Brahmakumari Centre in Juhu, and then to his house in Oshiwara.