Reports said that a wanted gangster, Dilpreet, has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Verma, who shot into limelight with the foot-tapping number 'Gaal Nahin Kadni', was shot in Mohali late on Friday. He 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 said quoting doctors.
A probe is on.
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