Akshay Kumar's bodyguard dies in train accident

Updated: Dec 16, 2016, 11:07 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Manoj Sharma, who was part of Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar's security team, was reportedly run over by a moving train when he tried to disembark at Mathura junction

Akshay Kumar's bodyguard dies in train accident
Akshay Kumar

Manoj Sharma, who was part of Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar's security team, was reportedly run over by a moving train when he tried to disembark at Mathura junction.

Manoj Sharma, who was a resident of Agra, had boarded Karnataka Express at Agra Cantonment station. The incident took place when Manoj Sharma tried to disembark from the train at Platform Number 2 of the Mathura junction.

Speaking to Times of India, Mukesh Kumar, station officer of GRP Mathura junction, said, "At around 8pm, when Karnataka Express was passing by platform number two, Manoj attempted to alight from train which was still moving. He lost his balance and came under its wheels and died on the spot."

"The body has been handed over to victim's family, who are taking him back to Agra," he added.

Akshay Kumar shot for his upcoming movie 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' with Bhumi Pednekar in Mathura. 

Last month, the film courted controversy when a religious leader from Mathura offered Rs 1 crore to anyone, who could bring the tongue of director Shree Narayan Singh. (Read full story)

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