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Television actress Shobha dies in car accident

Friday, July 19, 2019 • Tamil Comments

Television actress Shobha dies in car accident

Popular television actress Shobha died on the spot when the car she was traveling in with eight others rammed into a truck and her family members Ashok, 35, Shyamala, 64, Sukanya, 67, and Manjula, 45 also lost their lives.  The survivors Pavithra 30, Shreshta 7 and Arthat 2 are said to be in critical condition in the hospital.

45-year-old Shobha became a household name after featuring in a prominent role in the Kannada serial Magalu Janakki.   She was traveling along with her family to Banashankari Temple in Badami taluk in Bagalkot District in Karnataka when the car tyre burst suddenly near Chitradurga causing the tragic mishap.

Director TN Seetharam said, "Ever smiling and highly talented actress Shobha, who was doing the role of Mangala, is no more. I am shocked by the tragedy and expressing my condolence to her family."  

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