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Sidhu Moose Wala was a well-known Indian singer, rapper, actor, and politician, who was associated with Punjabi music and Punjabi Cinema. Sidhu Moose Wala was born on 11 June 1993 in the village Moosa, Mansa, Punjab, India. Moose Wala did his schooling in Mansa and then went to Ludhiana’s Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College for completing his graduation in Electrical Engineering. Once his graduation was completed, he went to Canada for completing his studies. His zodiac sign was Gemini.
Since his childhood, Sidhu Moose Wala was highly inclined toward music and singing. He started by singing folk songs while was still in his fifth class. He began to sing songs in different singing competitions when Sidhu was in college. However, he took his passion for singing seriously only after he moved to Canada and made a career out of it. Sidhu Moose Wala was known for his controversial lyrical style. His songs often promoted gun cultures, which even hurt the religious sentiments of people. An example of such was the case that involved Mai Bhago, a revered figure in Sikhism. Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead on the spot in Mansa, Punjab due to gunshots by armed people.
Height – 6’1″ (in feet inches)
Weight- 85 Kg (in Kilogram)
Eye Color- Black
Hair Color – Black
Sidhu Moose Wala was born into a Sikh Jatt family. Sidhu’s father’s name is Bhola Singh Sidhu and his mother’s name is Charan Kaur Sidhu. His mother is the Sarpanch of the village, Moosa, Mansa, Punjab. Sidhu had a younger brother, Gurpreet Sidhu.
Sidhu Moose Wala was passionate about music and singing since his childhood. He used to perform folk songs in his school while he was in fifth grade. From sixth grade, he started listening to hip-hop music and learned music skills from Harvinder Bittu in Ludhiana. Moosewala was highly influenced by rapper Tupac Shakur. After completing his graduation, Sidhu Moosewala moved to Canada, where he released his first song, ‘G Wagon.’
Sidhu Moosewala got the limelight after his song, So High became crazily popular in 2017. This song was a collaboration with Byg Byrd. After the massive success of his song, he won the 2017 Best Lyricist award at the Brit Asia TV Music Awards. He then commenced performing LIVE in India in 2018. Besides India, he used to do shows in Canada as well.
Sidhu Moose Wala continued with his other songs, including Issa Jatt (2017), Tochan (May 17, 2018), which has more than 252 Million views (as of 2022), Selfmade (2018), Famous (2018), and Warning Shots (2018). Sidhu Moose Wala was then nominated for the Best New Age Sensation Award at the 2018 PTC Punjabi Music Awards for Issa Jatt. He launched his first film soundtrack, Dollar for the film, Dakuaan Da Munda.
Sidhu Moose Wala released his Debut album PBX1 which had the touch of hip-hop. This album was even charted on the Candian Albums Chart. This album even won him the Best Album Award at the 2019 Brit Asia TV Music Awards. At the same award show, he won Track of the year for ‘Legend,’ Best International Male Act, and Best Lyricist.
In 2019, Sidhu Moose Wala founded a record label titled his name. And, he released various tracks on this record label, including Sidhu’s Anthem, Mafia Style, Poison, Sohne Lagde, and Homicide. Moose Wala even released Boot Cut, which had Prem Dhillon as a Producer.
Sidhu’s concert in June 2019 was canceled due to violent activities that happened in his past performances. Moose Wala’s single ’47’ that featured Stefflon Don and Mist entered the top 20 on UK Singles Chart. This song was also charted on the Hot 40 Singles chart in New Zealand. In 2019, his last song was Dhakka. He was also listed as the most popular artist in Punjab along with Karan Aujla and Maninder Buttar in 2019.
In 2020, Sidhu Moose Wala was seen in the Old Skool song, by Prem Dhillon. After that, Tibeyan Da Putt was released and topped the iTunes charts, ranked No. 8 on the Apple Music charts, and became quite popular in India. Sidhu released various other songs like 911 and 8 Cylinder after that. Sidhu Moose Wala released his second studio album, Snitches Get Stitches on his social media (Instagram handle). This song was released in May 2020. He released ‘Dear Mama’ in the same month on his mother’s birthday. Sidhu collaborated with Amrit Maan for the song Bambiha Bole in June 2020. This song was debuted at number 25 in India, 81 in Canada on the Apple Music Chart, and received more than 10 million views within 24 hours. The song topped India and even entered the Top 50 in Canada and New Zealand on the Apple Music Chart. This song received so much popularity that it even topped the UK Asian charts and the Top 5 of the Global YouTube charts. Moose Wala released Game and Shooter Kahlon in September 2020, which even was his first song to chart on the Candian Hot 100 by Billboard.
In 2021 (May), Sidhu released his third studio album, Moosetape which had 32 tracks. Moose Wala performed in London with Mist, a British rapper at Wireless Festival, becoming the first Indian singer to perform at this festival ever.
On April 25, 2022, Moose Wala came up with his debut ‘EP No Name’ which featured Mr. Capone-E, AR Paisley, and Sunny Malton. The song managed to debut at No. 73 on Billboard Top Canadian Albums.
Sidhu Moose Wala debuted in Punjabi movies through the movie, Yes I Am Student under his own production company, Jatt Life Studios. In 2019, he was seen in Teri Meri Jodi. In June 2020, Moose Wala announced ‘Gunah’ and on 22 August Moose Wala released Moosa Jatt’s teaser. He announced ‘Jattan Da Munda Gaun Lagya,’ which was released on 18 March 2022.
Sidhu Moose Wala was seen campaigning for his mother, Charan Kaur, who later won the Sarpanch election from Moosa village in December 2018. Sidhu even joined Indian National Congress in the presence of CM, Charanjit Singh Channi, and PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu. Moose Wala also joined Congress for the 2022 Punjab Legislative Assembly election. However, he lost to Aam Aadmi Party’s Vijay Singla by a huge margin of 63,323 votes. A case was filed against him under Section 188 of IPC for holding a door-to-door campaign in the Mansa constituency that violated the code of conduct.
Rivalry with Karan Aujla
Sidhu Moose Wala had a rivalry with Indian singer, rapper, and lyricist, Karan Aujla. And, both replied to each other through songs, live performances, and even on their social media handles. Both the singers have criticized each other’s work saying that it promoted violence. The feud commenced when both Aujla and Sidhu’s then colleague, Elly Mangat disclosed in an interview that the fight started when Sidhu targeted Aujla in one of his videos. The video was leaked to Karan’s management, after which they threatened to attack Moose Wala. After this, both singers started targeting each other on their social media handles. After that, Karan released a diss-track Laafaafe, which was followed by Sidhu’s Warning Shot. In 2019, Karan-Sidhu’s rivalry was at its peak since both were on an India tour and targeted each other in every performance.
His videos went viral on 4 May 2020, in which. he was seen training to use an AK-47 with five police officers in one video. He used a personal pistol in another. Police inspectors, who assisted him in his video were also suspended after this whole incident. Sidhu Moose Wala was booked under two sections of the arms act. Later in the same month, police commenced conducting raids to arrest Sidhu. However, Moose Wala went underground to evade his arrest. His anticipatory bail was also rejected on 2 June by the Barnala court along with five accused officers. However, he got regular bail once he joined the police investigation. Sidhu Moose Wala was fined in Nabha for black-tinted car glass of his Range Rover and Scorpio. Sidhu was released later. He later release a single called Sanju, where he was seen comparing his charges with Sanjay Dutt. He was even criticized by Indian shooter, Avneet Sidhu for promoting gun culture through his songs. And, the next day, a case was registered against Sidhu, after the release of the song. Sidhu, on this incident, said that he was being targeted by some lawyers and news channels.
Glorifying Khalistani Movement
Sidhu Moose Wala was seen glorifying Khalistani separatist Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale in December 2020 in his single, Panjab: My Motherland.
ScapeGoat and 2020 Arms Act Case
On April 11, 2022, Moose Wala released his new song titled Scapegoat in which he was showing his failure in the recent state assembly elections. AAP aka Aam Aadmi Party alleged that Sidhu called the voters of Punjab, Gaddar in his song. MLA Jagdeep Kamboj Goldy called Sidhu frustrated and Minister Laljit Singh Bhullar said, ‘We will reopen the case showing Moosewala in possession of AK-47.’
Interesting Facts About Sidhu Moose Wala
1. Sidhu Moose Wala was fond of shopping, playing musical instruments, and even driving.
2. He used to eat non-vegetarian food.
3. Sidhu’s stage name was inspired by his village name, Moosa, a city in the Mansa district of Punjab, India.
4. His favorite food was butter chicken and rajma.
5. Sidhu’s favorite actor was Diljit Dosanjh.
6. Moose Wala once approached a famous lyricist from Punjab in 2015 to write lyrics for his songs, who kept postponing Sidhu. Finally, Moose Wala started writing his own lyrics because he was quite hurt by such behavior of that lyricist.
7. He had a tattoo on his right arm.
8. Sidhu’s almost eight songs were leaked before he actually officially launched them.
9. His favorite singer was Kuldeep Manak.
10. His favorite brands were Louis Vuitton and Armani.
11. Sidhu Moose Wala owned a Range Rover.
Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead on 29 May 2022 by unidentified assailants in Jawaharke village in Mansa district on Sunday. He was killed just a day after the Punjab government withdrew two gunmen (protection) provided to Moose Wala. As per the reports, 2 other people were injured in the incident, where more than 30 rounds were fired. Moosewala was brought dead to the Mansa’s Civil Hospital.
Punjab police blame Canada-based singer Goldy Brar and gangster Lawrence Bishnoi for Sidhu Moosewala’s killing. This news comes after Goldy Brar owned killing Sidhu in his Facebook post.
Punjab’s CM Bhagwant Mann also expressed grief towards this whole incident and to the family of Sidhu. He tweeted:
I am Shocked and Deeply saddened by the gruesome murder of Siddhu Moosewala. Nobody involved will be spared. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and his fans across the world. I appeal everyone to stay calm.”
Source: Hindustan Times
Hours after Moose Wala’s death shocked everyone, Canada-based gangster, Satinder Singh aka Goldy Brar issued a statement in connection with Sidhu’s murder. Brar stated:
He was named in the killing of our brother Vicky Middukhehra, Gurlal Brar but the police didn’t act. He was also behind the encounter of our brother Ankit Bhadu…Delhi Police had put his name in front of the media, but still, by using his power he was avoiding punishment, no action was being taken against him. He was working against us.”