Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania clocks 8 years; team “misses” Siddharth Shukla

The movie, ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania’ reunited ‘Student of the Year’ co-stars Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt. The movie became quite successful and is among the more popular romantic movies of the last decade. Such was its popularity that it prompted the makers of the movie to make it into a franchise.

As ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania’ clocks 8 years of release, director Shashank Khaitan and lead hero Varun Dhawan got nostalgic about it.

Sharing a heartfelt note, the Shashank Khaitan also remembered the second lead Siddharth Shukla who had a pivotal role in the movie.

Khaitan took to his Instagram to share a photo from the promotions of ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania’, which featured the main cast of the movie – Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Siddharth Shukla, director Khaitan and the rest.

For the unversed, the late actor Siddharth Shukla played the role of one of the “grooms” in the movie. Remembering him, Khaitan wrote, “8 years of Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania… So much gratitude… Miss you Sid, still cannot believe you are not with us…”

Actor Siddharth Shukla passed away due to a massive heart attack on September 2, 2021. He was only 40 years old.

Speaking more about the movie, Shashank thanked the whole team and said, Karan my friend/father/guide… love you to mars and back…. Apoorva for always showering me with your love and trust. VD and Alia… my darlings… the best actors and friends a Debut director could have asked for….”

Besides Siddharth, Varun and Alia, the movie also starred Ashutosh Rana, Gaurav Pandey, Deepika Amin and others. It released in theatres on July 11, 2014.

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