In a shocking turn of events, Mahakali: Anth Hi Aarambh Hai actors Arjit Lavania and Gagan Kang were killed in a car crash, on Saturday, August 19. They were moving towards Mumbai after their shoot in Umergaon. As per the reports, they crashed into a container on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway near Palghar Manor town. Gagan Kang’s assistance was also present in the car and all three are said to have died on the spot.
The car was being driven by Kang, who had recently risen to fame with Sankatmochan Mahabali Hanuman, where he played Hanuman’s father. Presently, Kang was playing the role of Indra and Lavania was playing Nandi on Mahakali: Anth Hi Aarambh Hai.
As per the reports, after the pack-up of shooting they were driving non-stop when the accident took place at 11:30 am on Saturday.
Colors, in a Tweet, said after the incident: “We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of 2 of our #Mahakali actors, Gagan Kang and Arijit Lavania who tragically lost their lives. RIP.”
Nikita Sharma, who is paying Goddess Lakshmi on the show said: “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.”
Further, she added: “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.”
And according to a Time of India report: “Police said that they are awaiting autopsy report to determine if the driver was drunk. A case of accidental death has been registered.”