'Gal ni kadni' singer Parmish Verma shot at in Mohali

Grant Boone
April 16, 2018

Police is investigating the reasons behind the attack on the 31-year-old singer, who shot into limelight with the foot-tapping number in 2017. Initial reports had suggested that the singer was shot in the leg by the assailants after he had sent his bodyguard home. It stopped in front of his vehicle near Sector 74 of Mohali and fired shots at him.

Parmish Verma is a famous Punjabi director, actor, singer. "A bullet hit his leg", said Kuldeep Chahal, senior superintendent of Police, Mohali, told NDTV, a television news channel. The bullets hit the singer and another team member and close friend, Laadi. As per sources, both Parmish and his friend were rushed to the Fortis Hospital in Phase 8 and the singer is now placed in intensive care.

Later in the day, a gangster Dilpreet Singh Dhaha owed up to the shooting and bragged about it on his Facebook profile.

In the post, the gangster also said that the singer had a choice of whether he wanted to "listen to others". The gangster also said that Verma was "lucky to be alive". Dhalan uploaded a picture on Facebook of him holding a gun with another picture of Parmish Verma with a cross drawn on it.

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The post was shared on Facebook more than 3,000 times and received over 8,000 likes. Police said the motive behind the attack on the singer and his friend is yet to be ascertained.

A First Information Report or FIR has been registered against unknown individuals. Although Verma and his friend were injured in this attack, they managed to speed away from the spot.

Parmish is emerging fast in Punjabi industry these days and has garnered a lot of popularity with songs such as "Gaal Ni Kadni" and "Shada".

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