Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead in a village in Punjab's Mansa district on Sunday, 29 May.
Moose Wala was a famous singer, associated with Punjabi music and cinema. He shot to fame in 2017 with his track ‘So High’. In 2018, his debut album was ranked 66 on the Billboard Canadian Albums Chart. In 2020, he was named by The Guardian as among the ’50 new artists for 2020’.
Celebrities took to social media to mourn his death. Vicky Kaushal and Ranveer Singh took to Instagram and said, "Dil da na maada". Writer Varun Grover said, "Unreal.Tragic". Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit pointed to the fact that the incident occurred a day after Moose Wala's security was withdrawn.
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