Gully Boy rapper MC Tod Fod dies at 24, Ranveer Singh and Siddhant Chaturvedi are heartbroken
Gully Boy actors Ranveer Singh and Siddhant Chaturvedi have mourned the death of Dharmesh Parmar better known as rapper MC Tod Fod.
He died at the age of 24. He had lent his voice to the song India 91 for Gully Boy.
The cause of his death has not been revealed. He was associated with the Mumbai-based hip-hop collective Swadesi.
As part of Swadesi, which was formed in 2013, Tod Fod performed with MC Mawali, producers NaaR and Raakshas, and even recent members that included rappers 100 RBH and Maharya.
Tod Fod's verses on songs like 'The Warli Revolt' became hugely popular. He emerged as a voice that fought for the environment and human rights.
Swadesi's 2020 album, 'Chetavni', saw the artistes address societal ills. Their song 'Kranti Havi', featuring the Delhi Sultanate, was scathing.
Tod Fod was also part of several singles, including 'Plandemic'. His most recent single, 'Truth and Bass' was released on 8 March.
In 2019, Tod Fod and Swadesi, along with other Indian hip-hop artistes, were called on to be a part of Zoya Akhtar's
Zoya Akhtar shared a picture of Tod Phod with the caption, "You have gone way too soon. I can only be grateful our paths crossed. Rest in peace Bantai."