Punjabi actor turned activist Deep Sidhu died in a tragic road accident on Tuesday. The 38-year-old actor was active in the farmers’ protest against the repealed central agricultural laws. He died in a road accident near Delhi. He was reportedly accompanied by his girlfriend, Reena Rai. A day before this tragic incident, this couple celebrated Valentine’s Day. Reena also shared a picture of them on her Instagram account. This is the last picture of Deep Sidhu before the accident.
Reena Rai shared the picture.
The picture of both has now gone viral on social media. Deep and Reena are seen posing for a mirror selfie as they get ready to go out to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Reena wrote with the selfie, “Happy Valentine’s Day”. At the same time, Reena is seen wearing a bodycon dress, posing next to him in deep blue denim jeans and a jacket.
Who is Reena Rai?
According to media reports, Reena Rai is a US-based actress. Sidhu’s co-star in his Punjabi film Rang Punjab (2018). Deep and Reena had earlier promoted the film together in Chandigarh, among other cities. She has worked in Punjabi movies and lives in Mumbai. Some of her Instagram posts also revealed that she had won the Miss South Asia crown in 2014. She will now be seen in an upcoming film Desi starring the late actor. A day before the accident, the couple shared a romantic post for each other.
Police shared information about the accident.
The accident occurred on the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway, passing through the national capital. Police said that Sidhu was going from Delhi to Bathinda in Punjab when his car collided with a trailer truck at 9.30 pm.
Reena Rai, with him in the car, narrowly escaped the accident. According to the police, Sidhu had suffered severe head injuries in the accident. The driver’s side severely damaged his white SUV. Sidhu has been declared brought dead at Kharkhoda Hospital in Haryana’s Sonepat district.
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Born in 1984 in the Muktsar district of Punjab, Deep Sidhu was associated with the movement against disputed agricultural laws. She has studied law. Her first Punjabi film, ‘Ramta Jogi’ was released in 2015. His second film, ‘Jora Das Numbriya’, released in 2018, was a hit. Deep’s name was also connected with the violence at Delhi’s Red Fort on Republic Day last year. He was in jail for more than two months before being released on bail.