Malayalam singer Manjusha Mohandas of the Asianet Idea Star Singer fame passed away in Kerala on Thursday. The 27-year old TV show singer had met with an accident last week when a mini van collided with her bike. Manjusha and her friend Anjana were reportedly traveling on a two-wheeler in MC Road in Thanipuzha, Angamaly, when a van that reportedly entered the road from the wrong side, rammed into them.
The two of them were students at Sree Sakaracharya University of Sanskrit in Kalady. Manjusha was a second year MA student of dance research at the university. Following the accident, she and her friend were admitted to a private hospital in Angamaly.
Manjusha had been critical and underwent treatment for nearly a week before she succumbed to her injuries.
Manjusha was a participant in the 2009 season of the hit TV show Idea Star Singer produced by Asianet. She had wowed the audience and judges alike with her rendition of several songs. Manjusha's wedding video had gone viral, following her fame. She is survived by her husband Priyadarshan and a daughter.