Punjabi Superstar-singer Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Jawaharke village of Mansa district on Sunday, May 29. This follows a day after the Punjab Police withdrew security of 424 people, including Sidhu Moose Wala.
— NDTV (@ndtv) May 29, 2022
Extremely-graphic videos and photos taken at the scene were making rounds across social media and showed his lifeless body in the driver seat of his black SUV, covered in blood while people attempted to take his pulse. Unfortunately, those efforts proved to be futile and he died at the scene.
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Sidhu Moose Wala (real name Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu), hailed from village of Moosa in Mansa district of Punjab, India and gained wide attention with his track “So High”. In 2018, he released his debut album PBX 1, which peaked at 66th on Billboard Canadian Albums chart. Following the album, he started releasing his songs independently. His 2019 single “47” was ranked on the UK Singles Chart. In 2020, Moose Wala was named by The Guardian among 50 up and coming artists. In 2021, he released Moosetape, tracks from which charted globally including Canadian Hot 100, UK Asian, and New Zealand Hot charts.