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In a shocking turn of events, Mahakali: Anth Hi Aarambh Hai actors Gagan Kang and Arjit Lavania were killed in a car accident on Saturday. The actors were heading to Mumbai after shooting in Umergaon. Their car, reportedly, crashed into a container on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway near Palghar Manor town. Along with the actors, Gagan’s assistant was also present in the car. The three are said to have died on the spot.
Gagan, who rose to fame with Hanuman, played Lord Indra in Mahakali, while Arijit played Nandi. The two had been shooting continuously yesterday and packed up only in the wee hours of Saturday morning. As per information coming in, Gagan was driving the car that crashed into the container.
Co-actor Nikita Sharma told indianexpress.com, “We are yet to come to terms with the fact that they are no more. Just a few hours back we shot together and suddenly this news came this morning soon after they left. Gagan’s mother had been really unwell and I hope God gives them strength to overcome the loss. We are too numb to even react at the moment.”
Mahakali producer Siddharth Kumar Tewary said, “We are shocked and saddened by the tragic news. I don’t think we will ever come to terms with this tragedy. Our hearts go out to the families and we stand with them. Both Arjit and Gagan were good actors and extremely sincere towards their craft. May their souls rest in peace.”
Maharashtra: 3 people dead after a container hit a car on Mumbai- Ahmedabad highway near Palghar’s Manor town. pic.twitter.com/JkXuNMzQCw
— ANI (@ANI) August 19, 2017
ANI had posted a tweet about the accident early this morning. The condition of the car shows the impact. Our condolences to the families of the deceased.