Noted film distributor and financier Ajay Chandani, died in a road accident on Sunday in Bengaluru.
According to reports, Ajay Chandani, a resident of Abshot Layout, Vasantnagar, had left his home on his brand new Rs 7.5-lakh Suzuki V Strom 650 XT bike when the accident happened.
As he was over-speeding, he lost control of his bike and rammed the pole. The impact was such that he was tossed into the air and he hit the wall of an apartment building.
Film distributor Ajay Chandani dies in a road accident
The police were informed about the incident by a passerby and Chandani was taken to Jain Hospital. After battling for life for close to 1.30 hours, he was declared dead.
Police initially thought it was a wheeling stunt gone wrong, but later said it was due to speeding. Police said there were no street lights at the accident spot.
Chandani was the son of late Pal Chandani, who was a leading distributor of Hindi movies in Karnataka. Like his father, Ajay too distributed Bollywood films and financed Kannada films.
He is survived by his wife and daughter.