Deep Sidhu, Punjabi actor-activist died in a road accident on Tuesday. The accident took place on the Kundli–Manesar–Palwal Expressway and Sidhu was declared brought dead at Kharkhoda hospital.
The actor shot into the limelight following the Red Fort protest of farmers on Republic Day last year. Sidhu was twice arrested after being accused of playing a part in the conspiracy to hoist a Sikh flag at Red Fort on Republic Day.
Sidhu had emerged on the farmers’ agitation stage by organising a massive protest at Delhi’s Shambhu border on 25 September, 2020.
A video of Sidhu arguing with the police in English and terming farmers’ protest ‘a revolution’ went viral.
Sidhu’s first movie was Ramta Jogi was released in 2015. Sidhu, however, became a star with filmmaker Amardeep Gill’s Jora Das Numbria, in which he played lead role