If production problems, thanks to the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) strike were not enough for the TV industry, here comes the shocking news that two members of the cast of the Colors show Mahakali Anth hi Aarambh Hain – have passed away in a car accident near Manor (a city in the Thane district).
At least that’s the news that has reached
Details of the accident are sketchy but sources say that Gagan Kang who plays Lord Indra in the show, and Arijit Lavania who was cast in the role of Nandi died earlier today.
Unconfirmed reports are that Gagan was at the wheel when the accident happened. Reports are that another person was in the car when the accident happened – either Gagan’s driver or a spot boy. All three have passed away.
“Apparently, they drove into a stationary truck or container on the way back to Mumbai,” says a source.
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The police later confirmed that Gagan was at the wheel of a Fiat Linea when he lost control and skidded off the road and banged into a stationary truck. Gagan was reported to be sober at the time. Speculation is that the heavy downpour, wet roads and the fact they were in hurry to return to their home in Goregaon from Umbergaon as they had a holiday weekend ahead after shooting at the studio sets could have led to the accident near Chilhar Phata.
(updated on 20 August 7 am)