Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala shot dead: Vijender Singh, Vishal Dadlani, Kapil Sharma react

Sidhu Moosewala was born on June 17, 1993

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Sunday, May 29, 2022, 07:56 PM IST
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Punjabi singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moosewala was shot dead near Mansa on Sunday. As per ANI news report, he was shot at least 10 times in Jhawahar Ke village and was declared dead at the Civil Hospital in Mansa. Reports online also suggest that, two others were also injured in the fire incident in which more than 30 rounds of bullets were fired.

The sad incident took place a day after his security was removed by the Punjab cop. The singer had fought on a Congress ticket from Mansa assembly seat but AAP's Dr Vijay Singla defeated him in the 2022 Punjab Assembly polls.

After the tragic news surfaced online, many personalities took to Twitter to remember him. Indian boxer Vijender Singh, singer Vishal Dadlani, Kapil Sharma and many more mourned Moosewala's demise. Check out their tweets right here:

The controversial singer promoted gun culture, glorified gangsters in songs. His song Jatti Jeonay Morh Di Bandook Wargi that released in September 2019, created a controversy over a reference to the 18th century Sikh warrior Mai Bhago. The singer was accused of showing Sikh warrior in a poor light. The singer had to later apologise.

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