A tragic accident occurred near Magadi today which led to the death of Kannada television actors Rachana Gowda and Jeevan Suresh. The two promising actors of the Kannada TV Industry were en route Subramanya temple when their car collided with a parked truck.
Rachana, Jeevan and their friends were heading to Kukke Subramanya temple after celebrating the birthday of their co-actor from Mahanadi, Karthik. While actors Ranjith, Eric, Honnesh and Utthamm who were accompanying them sustained minor injuries, Rachana and Jeevan could not be saved. The accident occurred at 2 am.
Reports state that actor Jeevan was driving the car when it collided with the truck. Jeevan steered the wheels to avoid a speeding bus which was approaching from left-hand side and crashed into a parked truck. The passengers were then rushed to Harsha hospital near Nelamangala.
Jeevan was 25 and was affectionately called Sujeev by his near & dear ones. Jeevan Suresh was planning to become a participant in the 5th season of Bigg Boss Kannada. He was also a part of Maja Bharatha and cracked up the audience each time he performed. Rachana Gowda had become a well-known face in Kannada TV Industry. She acted in serials like Mahanadi, Madhubala and Triveni Sangama.
“She (Rachana) and her friends were en route to Kukke Subramanya temple after celebrating one of their friends’ birthday. She was supposed to leave tonight for Hyderabad for a serial shoot.” Rachana’s father informed the media.
This is indeed tragic and a great loss for the industry.
Source: The Indian Express