Monisha Unni (January 24, 1971 – December 5, 1992)
MOnisha Unni was an Indian film actress born in Panniyankara in the Kozhikode district of India. Unni was only 16 years old when she won the National Film Award for Best Actress for her debut film, Nakhakshahangal. The win made her the youngest ever recipient of the award. During her brief career of 6 to 7 years, she starred in 24 films. On December 5, 1992, Unni and her mother Sreedevi Unni (also an actress) were involved in a car accident. While Unni’s mother escaped with fractures and bruises, Unni died from her injuries at the age of 21.