The popular Kannada TV actors Jeevan and Rachana died on Thursday in a car accident near Magadi.
The small screen actors were going to celebrate the birthday of their friend Jeevan to the Kukke Subrahmanya Temple in Dakshina Kannada when their car collided with a parked truck near Magadi on Wednesday night.
The actors were driving a Tata Safari with their friends Eric, Rajith, Utthamm, and Honnesh who were working with them in Mahanadi serial. Jeevan was driving the car when they rammed into a parked truck in Solur.
Considering the report, a speeding bus came from the left and to avoid an accident the car veered towards the right. This is when the car banged into the parked truck. People present in the car were rushed to the Harsha hospital near Nelamangala.
Rachana began her acting career with the serial Madhubala, which became a hit among the Kannada audience. She also acted in Triveni Sangam and was currently starring in Mahanadi.
Jeevan Suresh was fondly known as Sujeev who was a talented comedian. He was also a part of Maja Bharatha that is telecast on Colours channel. He was the man who has acted in many TV serials and movies.
It was informed that Jeevan and Rachana died on the spot and others have sustained minor injuries. A case of accidental death was registered by the Magadi police.