Beloved Kannada actor Pavithra Jayaram killed in brutal road accident; Family members injured

Popular Kannada and Telugu actor Pavithra Jayaram died in a car accident in Mahbubnagar district of Telangana. She died on the spot in the incident at Divitipally in Mahbubnagar district on Sunday while she was returning to Hyderabad from Bengaluru, police said.

According to Bhoothpur police, “She died in a road accident at Divitipally in Mahbubnagar district at 1 am last night. She was on her way from Bengaluru to Hyderabad. Her car lost control and hit the divider and later her vehicle was hit by a bus.”

While Pavitra died in the accident, media reports said her cousin and her driver were seriously injured in the incident.

Actor Sameeip Acharyaa mourned the actress’ death and took to social media to express his grief. He wrote: “I woke up to the news that you are no more. It’s incredible. My first on-screen mother, you will always be the special one.”

Pavithra started her career in the Kannada TV industry with the Jokali series. She made her debut in the Telugu TV industry in 2018 with Ninne Pelladatha and gained popularity in every household with her role in the TV series Tilottama.

Further details on the case are awaited by the police.