Actor Siddharth Shukla arrested for rash driving

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Mumbai: The Oshiwara police arrested a popular television actor, Siddharth Shukla who was involved in a car crash in Andheri (West), on Saturday. The incident occurred at around 6 pm near Shreeji restaurant junction when the 37-year-old was heading to his Evershine Complex residence when he lost control of his BMW car and hit an Innova. Due to the impact, the MUV went on to hit two more cars. The actor did not suffer any injury but the three people in the damaged cars weren’t so lucky and were sent to a hospital for medical assistance.
After running into the three cars, Siddharth’s car hit the divider. Locals who witnessed the incident told the cops that the actor driving the BMW X5 was quite shaken post the accident. “The actor was not drunk at the time of the incident. He lost control and went on to ram into the vehicle ahead before his car hit the divider. He was returning home when the incident occurred,” said Oshiwara police senior inspector, Shailesh Pasalwar.
Pasalwar said they arrested Shukla and booked him for endangering life, rash and negligent driving.
Meanwhile, the Lokhandwala Oshiwara Citizen’s Association tweeted: “Major accident at Shreeji restaurant junction, Oshiwara, Andheri West. Kindly avoid link road from Adarsh Nagar junction. Three people injured with minor injuries.”
Sidharth made his TV debut in 2008. He worked for shows like ‘Balika Vadhu’, ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’ and ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’. He also starred in Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt‘s Bollywood film, ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya’.

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