Charu Khandal, who led the team that won the national award for special effects in Shahrukh Khan's Ra.One, is battling for life, after she suffered serious injuries when an auto-rickshaw in which she was travelling was hit by a car at Oshiwara here on Sunday.

The mishap took place in the early hours of Sunday around 1 a.m., when the 28-year-old victim was returning home with her sister Ritu and friend Vikrant Goyal.