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Chiranjeevi’s nephew and Telugu actor Varun Tej meets with deadly car accident, escapes unhurt

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 13 June 2019, 01:44 PM
Varun Tej. (File Photo)
Varun Tej. (File Photo)

Popular Telugu actor Varun Tej, nephew of megastar Chiranjeevi, met with a car accident when he was travelling with his three friends in Mercedes Benz on June 12. The accident took place in Rayanipeta in Wanaparthy district. His car rammed into a Tata Indica car from behind.

While he and the three others in his car escaped unhurt, four people travelling in the Tata Indica car suffered minor injuries. Varun took to his social media account to share the news he is unhurt. His tweet read, "Got into a car accident and thankfully everybody is safe and sound. No injuries whatsoever. Thanks for the concern and your love! (sic).''

It was reported that Varun Tej's driver was not able to control his car as he was overspeeding. The Kothakota police officials have booked a case against Varun's driver. The actor was headed to Hyderabad from Bengaluru after wrapping up a film shoot. The police officials from Kathakota station told The Times Of India, "At Rayanipeta on the highway, Varun's car crashed into the Indica from behind. The driver of the Indica vehicle turned left to go towards Rayanipeta village and the Benz car driver could not slow down the vehicle in time due to speeding. Four persons in the Indica suffered minor injuries and we booked a case against Varun Tej's driver Anil under Section 337 of the IPC. After the accident, the actor and his friends left in another car. The driver is in our custody."

On the work front, Varun Tej will be next seen in Valmiki, which the Telugu remake of Tamil film Jigarthanda.  

First Published: Thursday, June 13, 2019 01:39 PM
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