TV actor Rekha Sindhu was killed in a car accident on Friday at the busy Chennai-Bengaluru Highway. The actress was travelling with three other people and reports say that all of them were killed in the car crash. According to a Times of India report, the accident took place at Sunnampukuttai village near Pernambut.
The car was completely smashed as it collided with a truck. Reports said that all four passengers were killed immediately. Sindhu and the others were on their way to Bengaluru from Chennai.
Kannada TV actor Rekha Sindhu dead in a car accident on Chennai-Bengaluru Highway pic.twitter.com/qVNP3OoIWI
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The names of the other deceased have been reported as Abhishek Kumaran (22), Jayankandran (23) and Rakshan (20). The bodies were taken to Tirupattur Government Hospital. Police have started investigations and more details are awaited. The actor has worked in a number of Kannada and even Tamil shows.
However, immediately after the news of Rekha’s death, some confused her for another actor Rekha Krishnappa. Many said that she was involved in the accident. She had to take to Facebook to clear up all the remours. Rekha Krishnappa went live on Facebook and wrote, “I am all fine guys…..at present in Sringeri sharada petta temple.”
Meanwhile, fans started posting tributes on Twitter to Rekha Sindhu. Fans were left shocked by her sudden demise.