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Sidhu Moose Wala funeral highlights: Singer laid to rest in his field, thousands bid him farewell

Sidhu Moose Wala Funeral: The cremation of Sidhu Moose Wala will take place at his village, Moosa. The singer-politician was shot dead near his village days after his security cover was downgraded.

By: Entertainment Desk
New Delhi | Updated: June 4, 2022 11:18 IST
Sidhu Moose Wala Cremation, Sidhu Moose Wala last ritesSidhu Moosewala's funeral will take place on Monday. (Photo: Sidhu Moosewala/Instagram)

The funeral of Punjabi singer and Congress leader Shubdeep Singh Sidhu Moose wala, known popularly as Sidhu Moose Wala, will take place on May 31 at 12 in the afternoon. He was shot dead on Sunday near Mansa, three days after his security was downgraded by the Punjab government. He was reportedly shot at least 10 times near a temple in village Jhawahar Ke and was declared brought dead at the Civil Hospital in Mansa.

An update on his social media handle said, “Our brother Sidhu Moosewala’s funeral visitation will be held on May 31st at 8:30 am in the morning. The cremation will take place at 12 pm in the village Moosa.”

The news of Sidhu Moose Wala’s death has left the entertainment industry in shock. From Mika Singh to Ajay Devgn to Kapil Sharma to Lilly Singh, celebs mourned the death of the Legend singer. International rapper Drake also extended his condolences.

Canada-based gangster Goldy Brar claimed responsibility for the murder, and the police are investigating into the role of those associated with Lawrence Bishnoi, of whose gang Brar is a part.

Moose Wala was among the 424 VIPs who lost their security cover as part of the Bhagwant Mann government’s exercise to crack down on VIP culture.

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15:03 (IST)31 May 2022
Sidhu Moose Wala creamted in his native village

Sidhu Moose Wala was cremated on Tuesday. He was shot dead on May 29.

14:49 (IST)31 May 2022
Sidhu Moose Wala last journey taken out on his favourite tractor

Sidhu Moose Wala's funeral will be held at his agricultural land instead of village's cremation ground. His last journey was taken out on his favourite tractor. 

13:57 (IST)31 May 2022
Sidhu Moose Wala's father breaks down ahead of his funeral






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Photos of Sidhu Moose Wala's father before his son's funeral surfaced online. He broke down before performing the last rites of his only son.

13:22 (IST)31 May 2022
Jazzy B demands justice for Sidhu Moose Wala
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Jazzy B shared a couple of fan arts featuring late singer Sidhu Moose Wala on Instagram. In Punjabi he wrote parents of Sidhu deserve justice for their son's murder.

13:13 (IST)31 May 2022
Gippy Grewal 'still can't believe' Sidhu Moose Wala is no more
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Punjabi singer and actor Gippy Grewal shared a video of himself with Sidhu Moose Wala on Instagram. He captioned the video, "Still Can’t Believe 💔#sidhumoosewala." 

12:56 (IST)31 May 2022
Rapper AP Dhillon reveals reality of a Punjabi artiste’s life after Sidhu Moose Wala's death

India-born Canadian rapper AP Dhillon shared a photo of Sidhu Moose Wala on one of his Instagram stories and posted heartbreak emojis as he mourned his death. In another story, he shared a statement about what Punjabi artists have to deal with on day-to-day basis. It read, “Most people will never know the extent of what you have to deal with as a Punjabi artist behind the scenes on a daily basis. With constant judgement, hate-filled comments, threats and negative energy directed towards people like us, who are just doing what we love to do.” Read more 

12:29 (IST)31 May 2022
Pakistani singer Bilal Saeed mourns Sidhu Moose Wala's death: 'Your music will always live with us!'

Pakistani singer Bilal Saeed took to social media to pay a tribute to the late singer Sidhu Moose Wala. He wrote on Instagram, "I will always remember you from your first song ‘SO HIGH’, a true artist and a game changer; the way you revolutionised Desi music, it was a show to watch. So original that Moosewala pind looked cooler than any city in the world and it inspired so many to be original.I remember our conversation over the phone you were so humble have my respect forever! your music will always live with us! Uchiyaan ne gallan mere yaar @sidhu_moosewala diyan! Legend!" 

12:05 (IST)31 May 2022
Lawrence Bishnoi, a suspect in Sidhu Moose Wala murder, threatened Salman Khan’s life in 2018

Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, whose name has cropped up in connection with the murder of Sidhu Moose Wala, had previously threatened to kill Salman Khan.In 2018, a man claiming to be an associate of Bishnoi’s was arrested in Bengaluru. The man, Sampat Nehra, alleged that he’d been tasked with carrying out a hit on Salman Khan, in retaliation for the blackbuck hunting case. Read more 

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11:55 (IST)31 May 2022
'A family lost a young son'

"A family lost a young son.  A village lost its talented star.  And we all lost a Charhdi Kala spirited Punjabi. It was #heartbreaking to see a father tying black turban on head of his son fr one last time. Waheguruji… May this never happen to even worst enemy #sidhumoosewala," a politician wrote on Twitter. 

11:50 (IST)31 May 2022
Preparation for Sidhu Moose Wala's funeral underway

Sidhu Moose Wala's fans gathered in huge numbers to attend his last rites. The preparations for his funeral in Punjab's Mansa are underway.

11:32 (IST)31 May 2022
People gather outside Sidhu Moose Wala's house ahead of funeral

A huge crowd gathered outside Sidhu Moose Wala's house before the funeral and people paid their last respect to the late singer.

11:27 (IST)31 May 2022
Mika Singh recalls his last conversation with Sidhu Moose Wala

Singer Mika Singh recalled his last conversation with the late singer and shared, “Last week he came to Mumbai, and I offered him my car to travel around in. He told me, ‘paaji, yahan toh security guard ke bina ghoomne mein koi dikkat hi nahi lagti. Koi ghoor ke nahi dekhta. Tension nahi hai.’ (Brother, I feel safe here. People aren’t staring. There is no tension) So, I told him to stay in Mumbai only in the coming time.” Read more 

11:21 (IST)31 May 2022
Asim Riaz remembers spending time with Sidhu Moose Wala
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Bigg Boss 13 fame Asim Riaz took to Instagram to pay his tribute to Sidhu Moose Wala. He wrote about the time when he visited the late singer at his village. "I remember when i was in Chandigarh you called me over for dinner, i came all the way to moosa pind just to see you and how proud i was to witness an artist like you. You made me listen songs from your album moosetape ,we had conversations how tupac was so fearless, about his music and all the west and east coast conversations, we ate food from the same plate and you made me have missi Roti ,we had a ball brother that nite and then later you told me after when i made you listen my built in pain track.. Asim dont stop making music ,that thing is gonna stay with me for ever sidhu and your music..RIp @sidhu_moosewala." 

11:17 (IST)31 May 2022
'Sidhu paaji amar rahe"
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Fans of Sidhu Moose Wala raised slogans ahead of the singer's funeral today. They demanded capital punishment for his murderers.

22:05 (IST)30 May 2022
Modern Love Mumbai actor Wamiqa Gabbi remembers her first meet with Sidhu Moosewala
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21:25 (IST)30 May 2022
'Gone too soon'

Actor Aamir Ali mourned the loss of Sidhu Moosewala. "Condolences to family n friends of this legend.. gone too soon," he mentioned on Twitter.

21:06 (IST)30 May 2022
Gurmeet Choudhary on Sidhu Moosewala's death

Gurmeet Choudhary shared his condolences on Sidhu Moosewala's death. He tweeted, "Very very upsetting to see a young and talented artist leave us like this.  #sidhumoosewala Om Shanti"

20:37 (IST)30 May 2022
Rajkummar Rao shared his condolences

Rajkummar Rao called Sidhu Moose Wala 'legend' as he shared a photo of the singer on his Instagram story.

20:04 (IST)30 May 2022
Arjun Kapoor shared Sidhu Moose Wala's photo with a heartbroken emoji

19:37 (IST)30 May 2022
Sara Ali Khan on Sidhu Moose Wala

Sara Ali Khan took to Instagram and wrote, "Your legendary music will live on!"

Moosewala started his career as a songwriter for the song "License" by Ninja. He began his singing career with "G Wagon". Later, he collaborated with Brown Boyz for various tracks which were released by Humble Music. In his career as a singer, he delivered hits like "Issa Jatt", "Tochan", "Selfmade", "Famous" and "Warning Shots" among others. His latest single "Levels" dropped on May 24.

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First published on: 29-05-2022 at 19:15 IST
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