Police in Maharashtra say that Marathi playback singer Geeta Mali has died in a road accident in Thane district. Geeta was returning from a trip to the US when the car that she was travelling in rammed into a container, parked along a road.
Geeta Mali, who has sung for some Marathi films, was headed for her hometown Nashik when her car met with an accident on Mumbai-Agra highway. Geeta’s husband too was travelling with her when the accident took place.
#Nashik : Adv #Vijay_mali and her wife #Geeta_Mali had acquainted with accident in shahapur (Dist. Thane) today. unfortunately geeta mali is expired.
Geeta mali was rising singing star of nashik. @ShrimantSakal@SakalMediaNews @SakalNashik pic.twitter.com/tSJJC0Npye
— Naresh Halnor (@NareshSakal) November 14, 2019
A report by news agency PTI said that both Geeta Mali and her husband Vijay received serious injuries in the accident and had to be rushed to Shahpur Rural Hospital where Geeta was declared during treatment.
As well as singing for Marathi films, Geeta had made her own music videos. She was known to be one of the rising singing stars from Nashik. She had travelled to the US to perform at an international film festival in New York.