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Updated: October 2, 2013 23:38 IST

Actor -turned -realtor killed in a road accident

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Speed kills: A policeman looks at the BMW motorcycle that was involved in an accident in Malleswaram on Wednesday. Anil Kumar (inset). — Photo: V. Sreenivasa Murthy
Speed kills: A policeman looks at the BMW motorcycle that was involved in an accident in Malleswaram on Wednesday. Anil Kumar (inset). — Photo: V. Sreenivasa Murthy

Anil Kumar played the lead role in a Kannada film released in 2007

An actor -turned -realtor was killed on the spot when his motorcycle hit a kerbstone in Malleswaram on Wednesday morning.

The deceased, identified as Anil Kumar, was a resident of BEL Layout in Kamakshiplaya. Anil Kumar had played the lead role in Shivani, a Kannada film released in 2007. He had also acted in many Kannada TV serials before joining his father’s real estate business.

On Tuesday night, his father Balram, who had gone to K.R. Puram on a business meeting. He called his wife and asked her to send him some money through the driver as he wanted to pay his clients.

Anil Kumar volunteered to go and deliver the money to his father. While he was coming back home, his father Balram was following him in his car.

When Anil Kumar reached Malleswaram 17th Cross, he crashed into the kerbs and suffered head injuries. Balram, who was following him, with the help of passersby rushed Anil Kumar to hospital where he was died. The police said that Anil Kumar, who got married a year ago, had a fascination for the sports bikes and had bought the BMW bike in March.

The Malleswaram traffic police, who are investigating the case, said that due to the impact of the crash, the BMW bike was mangled and the helmet had broken.

The police said that Anil Kumar was riding at over 100 kmph speed when the accident took place.

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The problem is not the condition of the tire. High end motorcycle tires look that. Problem is the speed in a busy road such as 17th Cross. The young man's excitement clouded his decision-making to watch his speed. If the helmet broke then it must have been a really bad accident from that speed.

from:  Ram S
Posted on: Oct 3, 2013 at 20:58 IST

A monster has to be tamed well, see the condition of the rear tyre, its worn out and flat, it might have got hot and burst. It is a common practice in India, we don't hit the mechanic unless we have a problem, we don't change tyres unless it is bald. Passion is ok, but it should be backed up with common sense.

from:  Jaya Prakash
Posted on: Oct 3, 2013 at 15:16 IST
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