Bhojpuri film actress Manisha Rai killed in road accident in UP
Bhojpuri actor Manisha Rai, of Kohbar fame, was on her way to a nearby shooting site with her associate Sanjiv Mishra on the motorcycle when she met with the accident.Updated: May 19, 2018 13:30 IST
A 45-year-old Bhojpuri film actress was killed in a road accident in Ballia, police said. Manisha Rai, who has featured in short films including Kohbar, was on her way to a shoot on a motorcycle when a car hit her motorbike.
Superintendent of Police S P Ganguly said the incident took place at Chhitauni village yesterday when a car collided with a motorcycle. “Manisha Rai, a Bhojpuri film, actor died on the spot,” she said.
She was on her way to a nearby shooting site with her associate Sanjiv Mishra on the motorcycle, Ganguly said.
Mishra has also sustained injuries in the accident.
Manisha Rai performs in Kohbar:
The car driver fled from the spot after the incident and efforts are on to nab him, police said.
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First Published: May 19, 2018 13:22 IST