Sad news for Akshay Kumar and Akshay Kumar fans.

A man who was tasked with providing security cover to Akshay Kumar got into a freak accident when he was run over by a train.

Reportedly, the man, Manoj Sharma – a resident of Agra, attempted to get down on platform no. 2 of Mathura junction from a moving train when the incident happened. He was travelling in Karnataka Express from Agra Cantonment station.

Speaking to Times of India, station officer of GRP Mathura Junction Mr Mukesh Kumar said, “At around 8pm, when Karnataka Express was passing by platform number two, Manoj attempted to alight from train which was still moving. He lost his balance and came under its wheels and died on the spot.”

Mr Kumar added that Manoj Sharma’s body has been given over to his family who will take him back to Agra.

Akshay Kumar has been busy shooting in Mathura district for his film Toilet Ek Prem Katha for the past few months. Reportedly, a romantic satire based on Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the film also stars Bhumi Pednekar and is scheduled to release next year.