Young director Manish Acharya dies in a road accident

Last Updated: Dec 04, 2010, 20:16 PM IST

Spicezee Bureau

New Delhi: In a shocking news coming from Bollywood, young director Manish Acharya who rose to fame with his maiden venture ‘Lions of Punjab Presents’ passed away a short while ago. Reportedly, he met with a fatal road accident which caused his death.

Manish was also associated with Hrithik Roshan`s ‘Luck By Chance’ (directed by Zoya Akhtar) and ‘Sita Sings the Blues’. The talented writer, actor had done his MFA in Film Directing from the NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

One of his last posts on Twitter said: "Matheran... Here I come."

Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan wrote in his tweet: "It’s sad to hear about Manish Acharya... RIP."

Incidentally, after Sourabh Usha Narang and Pankaj Advani, Manish is the third young filmmaker who has died this year.