Yashika Aannand met with a car accident on July 25 at around 1 am on the East Coast Road, Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu. She was travelling along with her friends when her vehicle rammed into the centre median and toppled into a roadside pit. The actress and former Bigg Boss Tamil contestant is reportedly in a critical condition while one of her friends, Vallichetti Bhavani died on the spot. Photos of the damaged vehicles have surfaced online and going viral.
As per reports, people rushed to rescue the three people stuck inside the vehicle as they saw their SUV over speeding and meeting with the accident. However, the public had to wait for help from police authorities to rescue Yashika's friend Vallichetty Bhavani as she was stuck inside the car. She breathed her last on the spot. Authorities visited the spot and sent Bhavani's body to Chengalpet hospital to conduct an autopsy. The police officers reportedly suspect drunk driving and are awaiting reports from the doctors before filing charges, but the investigation into the accident is underway.
Yashika is a popular model in Tamil Nadu and had made her debut in a supporting role in Kavalai Vendam in 2016. Her first starring role was Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru, release in the same year. She is also known for NOTA, Kazhugu 2, Zombie, Mookuthi Amman.
Post Bigg Boss Tamil that was hosted by Kamal Haasan, Yashika and Mahat Raghavendra joined hands for a film titled Ivan Than Uthaman. They were fellow contestants on the show and Yashika had confessed having feelings for him. Apart from these films, Yashika also has Raja Bheema, Kadamaiyai Sei, Pambattam and Sulphur at different stages of production.