Mahakali actors Gagan Kang & Arjit Lavania died in road accident: Two television actors and their spot boy were killed when their car lost control and rammed into a stationary trailer on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad national highway at Manor in Palghar district on Saturday.
MUMBAI: Two television actors and their spot boy were killed when their car lost control and rammed into a stationary trailer on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad national highway at Manor in Palghar district on Saturday.
Manor police said that Gagan Kang (38) who plays the role of Lord Indra in the mythological serial 'Mahakali-Anth Hi Aarambh Hai' aired on Colors over the weekends was driving the Fiat Linea. His co-star Arjit Lavania (30), who plays 'Nandi' in the serial was seated beside him. Their spot boy, who has not been identified yet, was on the rear seat. They were returning to their Goregaon home from their studio in Umbergaon in Gujarat.
At around 11.15 am, when the car was on the Chillar Phata, near Hotel Mountain on the highway at Manor, Kang lost control of his vehicle. He went and crashed into the rear end of a stationary trailer parked alongside the road.
Eye-witnesses said that such was the impact of the crash that the car roof smashed into the trailer before turning reverse. When the car came to a halt it was facing towards Gujarat.
Police said that the cellphones of the victims were smashed in the accident. It took them a while to get hold of Kang's SIM card, following which his mother and brother were informed.