Shehnaaz Gill, a Punjabi singer-actress and former Bigg Boss 13 contestant, turns a year older on Thursday, January 27. On her birthday last year, videos of her celebrating with late actor Sidharth Shukla went viral on social media. Fans dubbed the duo ‘SidNaaz,’ and they became one of the most popular couples on television. However, things came crumbling down with Sidharth’s untimely death last September. Shehnaaz rose to fame during her time on the Salman Khan-hosted reality show, thanks to her bright-eyed and bushy-tailed journey and her relationship with late actor and BB 13 winner Siddharth Shukla.
Last year, in 2021, Shehnaaz celebrated her birthday at midnight with her rumoured boyfriend Sidharth Shukla and their families. On her Instagram account, the actress-singer uploaded photos from her birthday celebration. Sidharth teases Shehnaaz about the birthday bumps in one of the videos and can be seen pushing her into the swimming pool after her birthday countdown. She is seen cutting the cake with her mother, Sidharth, and his family in another video. In the video, she can be heard saying, “Happy long life to me.” Shehnaaz is also seen in one of photos offering the first slice of cake to Sidharth.
SidNaaz fans have been thrilled over the throwback videos of the celebration. It has made people nostalgic as well as sad. While fans are happy for Shehnaaz, they mourn the loss of the late actor.
Sidharth and Shehnaaz’s relationship was one of the most talked-about topics on Bigg Boss 13, and fans used the term #SidNaaz to describe their bond. Even now, the hashtag is still trending on social media. On her birthday, people are also sharing their favourite ‘SidNaaz’ memories to remember Shehnaaz and Sidharth’s bond. Take a look:
Okay but can we just take a moment to appreciate how cinematic this scene was!! 😭— 𝙽𝚊𝚖𝚒 ♡ || 𝚂𝚑𝚎𝚑𝚗𝚞𝚊𝚛𝚢 ✨ (@itznamita_) January 20, 2022
The way he turned back and kept on looking at her just to see if she's okaay… And the way Sana was looking at him from far. The timing! The camera shot!evrything gives me goosebumps😭#SidNaaz pic.twitter.com/3lrm8NCzMF