A popular rapper, lyricist and actor with legions of fans, Sidhu Moosewala was shot dead on Sunday evening near Jawaharke village of Mansa district.

A look at his background, career and the controversies that surrounded him. 

Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, popular as Sidhu Moosewala, hailed from a farmer’s family from Mansa’s Moosa village. 

Moosewala’s father, Balkaur Singh, is a retired government employee and a farmer, 

his first song was released in early 2017. 

mother Charan Kaur is sarpanch of the Moosa village. She won the polls in December 2018 by a margin of 600 votes. 

Moosewala moved to Canada after his graduation and released his first song ‘G Wagon’