Monisha Unni, primarily of
Malayalam cinema, who made her presence known with her very
first film. She was only 15 years old when she won the
National Film Award for Best Actress for her debut film,
Nakhakshathangal. This made her the youngest recipient of
the National Film Award. She died in a car accident at the
age of 21.
Monisha was working on the Malayalam film Cheppadividya when
she died. On December 05, 1992, a car carrying her and her
mother met with an accident near Cherthala in Alappuzha.
While her mother escaped with fractures and bruises, Monisha
succumbed to severe brain damage and other injuries.