West Bengal: In a major accident, Bengali actor Bikram sustained critical injuries and admitted to the hospital while co-passenger model Sonika died after an accident in Kolkata.
Model cum actress Sonika Chauhan succumbed to death after a horrible road accident on Saturday morning when the car she was travelling in with a friend, actor Vikram Chatterjee, hit the divider and climbed the pavement on Rashbehahi Avenue. The locals managed to bring the couple out of the car, a Toyota Corolla Altis, which had been completely wrecked in the accident.
Sonika and Vikram were admitted to a nearby hospital, where she was pronounced dead on arrival around 5 am. Vikram, who reportedly sustained head injuries, was released from hospital initially but had to be admitted later when he complained of discomfort.Sonika, a top city model, had been a part of many memorable ad shoots and had recently made a name for herself as emcee and sports anchor. Apart from Kolkata, she was also working out of Mumbai on various assignments.