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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.

regional movies Updated: May 19, 2018 13:30 IST
Press Trust of India
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Manisha Rai died at 45 when she met with a road accident iin Balia, UP.

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.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

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First Published: May 19, 2018 13:22 IST