Who is Vaibhavi Upadhyay died in car accident?

By Lokmat English Desk | Published: May 24, 2023 02:45 PM2023-05-24T14:45:30+5:302023-05-24T14:45:30+5:30


Actor Vaibhavi Upadhyaya, best known for her role in the popular TV show 'Sarabhai vs Sarabhai', died in a car accident.

The unfortunate news was shared by producer JD Majethia. In a post on Instagram Story, he informed that the accident took place in North India.

"Life is so unpredictable. A very fine actress, dear friend Vaibhavi Upadhyay popularly known as 'Jasmine' of Sarabhai vs Sarabhai passed away. She met with an accident in the north. Family will bring her to Mumbai tomorrow morning around 11 am for last rites. RIP Vaibhavi (sic)," reads JD Majethia's post.

Vaibhavi had also worked alongside Deepika Padukone in 'Chhapaak' film in 2020 and 'Timir' (2023).

The news of Vaibhavi's death comes a few days after actor Aditya Singh Rajput was found dead at his apartment in Andheri, Mumbai on May 22.

Vaibhavi Upadhyaya passed away on Monday, May 22. Her family was in Chandigarh to bring her mortal remains back to Mumbai.

The last rites will take place here on May 24. Vaibhavi loved to travel quite often. She was in Himachal with her fiance, and both of them met with an accident after their car fell into a gorge. Her fiance, Jay, was injured as well, but he survived. They were immediately taken to a hospital in Banjar.

The duo were travelling in Jay's Fortunar car and were exploring Tirthan Valley there. At Sidhwa near Banjar, the vehicle went out of control and fell about 50 feet in the gorge.

The local people there immediately reached the spot and informed the police. By the time the police saw Vaibhavi in the car, she was already dead. Jay Suresh Gandhi was taken out of the car with the help of local people. DSP Banjar Sher Singh said that the couple was visiting the pilgrimage valley of Banjar when this accident happened to them. A postmortem of Vaibhavi's body has been handed over to the relatives.