Actors Parmish Verma Image Credit: IANS

Popular Punjabi singer Parmish Verma was shot at by unidentified assailants, police said on Saturday. He was admitted to a private hospital in Mohali town in Punjab.

Reports said that a wanted gang member, Dilpreet, has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Verma, who shot into limelight with the song Gaal Nahin Kadni, was travelling with a friend in his car when the incident took place.

The friend was also injured.

Verma was out of danger, a police officer quoted doctors as saying.