Celebrities died in fatal accidents
Some accidents have created a great loss in film industry killing the most talented people. Here is the list of some celebrities who had a tragic death.
1. Jayan :
Jayan had a super hero image among malayalees during 70's. Jayan's actual name was Krishnan Nair and he had acted in few movies in small roles with his actual name. Jayan was a Master Chief Petty Officer at Indian Navy. The actor was named Jayan by veteran actor jose Prakash while acting in the movie 'Shapa Moksham'. Jayan starrer Sharapancharam broke all records set in the Malayalam industry till its time and became the highest grosser of 1979. Jayan died on November 16th, 1980 on the sets of 'Kolilakkam'. Jayan always did stunts by his own, without dupe and for this movie he had to board an airborne helicopter from a moving motorbike. He took the risk and the shot was accepted by the director at first take itself. But Jayan was not satisfied and went for retake forcefully. The helicopter lost balance and crashed down with Jayan who was hanging onto the landing skids which lead to the death of the actor. The news was really shocking for his fans and they could'nt digest it.
2. Monisha Unni :
Monisha Unni was a trained classical dancer as her mother Sreedevi Unni is a professional dancer trained in Mohiniattam. Monisha learned dance from childhood and performed on stage at age of 9. Monisha is the youngest actress to receive the National Film Award for Best Actress. She received the award for her debut movie Nakhakshathangal at the age of 15. Monisha died at the age of 21 on December 5th, 1992. She was working for the movie 'Cheppadividya' during her last period. The car Monisha and mother travelled met with an accident near Cherthala and her mother was saved with fractures and bruises. But the world lost a great actress in that terrific incident.
3. Sharath Kumar :
Sharath Kumar was a Malayalam TV serial actor who debut in 'Krishnakripa Sagaram'. He was 23 year old at the time of death. On February 26th, 2015 he met with an accident while riding bike at Mylakkadu near Parippally. His bike hit a tipper lorry. He was on the way to Kollam for his serial shooting and took breath last while taking to Thiruvananthapuram Medical College. He was famous for his serial 'Autograph'.
4. Soundarya :
Soundarya was born as Soumya in Karnataka. As her name indicated, she was a beauty queen. She died on April 17th, 2004 when her career was in peak. She acted in Bollywood with Amitabh Bachchan and with lead actors in South too. She was travelling to Andhra Pradesh to campaign for the Bharatiya Janata Party for the upcoming elections by aircraft. But unfortunately the plane crashed near Bangalore and the actress along with her brother died. After their death there many issues between her husband, mother, brother's wife and son regarding partition of properties.
5. Taruni Sachdev :
Taruni Sachdev was a cute child artist and the most demanding child artist of her time. She was also the top paid child artist of that time. She died on her 14th birthday, May 14th 2012. She had acted in more than 50 commercials and a few Bollywood, Malayalam and Tamil films. She was travelling to Nepal for a pilgrimage with her mother in the Agni Air Flight CHT. Unfortunately the plane crashed and she and her mother died in that fatal accident.