Thu, 20 Dec 2012 11:42:08 GMT | By PTI

Telugu actor dies in accident near Tumkur

Telugu actor Bharath alias Yasho Sagar, whose debut film 'Ullasanga Utsahanga' was a blockbuster, died in a road accident near Tumkur, Karnataka in the wee hours on Wednesday.

Telugu actor dies in accident near Tumkur (© Filmysouth)

Besides Sagar, in his mid 20s, his assistant Vishvanath Reddy was also killed and another person injured when their car rammed into a bridge near Tumkur, District SP T R Suresh told us.

The condition of the injured, admitted to a Tumkur hospital, was critical, he said.

Sagar was on his way to Bangalore from Pune when the accident took place around 6.30 am local time, Suresh said. Reddy was driving the car.

A native of Bangalore, Sagar made his debut in Telugu film 'Ullasanga Utsahanga' which was a major hit in 2008.

Sagar's father B P Somu is a well-known producer of Kannada films.

The young star had also acted in Kannada flick 'Mr Premikudu' which was produced by his father.

He also starred in 'Ayyo Pavam', the Malayalam remake of 'Ullasanga Utsahanga'.

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