Shares in Tata Motors fell sharply by almost 5 per cent, after the company's managing director Karl Slym's sudden death.
The stock was last trading at Rs 352 on the National Stock Exchange. According to news reports A Tata Motors spokesperson was quoted as saying that Slym died after an accidental fall "from a higher floor" in a Bangkok hotel.
Slym was to attend a board meet of Tata Motors Thailand. Tata Motors is now expected to name a new Managing Director shortly.