Model-actress Sonika Chauhan dies in a car accident


Kolkata based model cum actress Sonika Chauhan died in a car accident early this morning. The accident took place in front of Lake Mall in Kolkata. She was travelling with Bengali actor Vikram Chatterjee. The mishap took place when the driver reportedly lost control. The car crashed into a footpath stall near Lake Mall on Rashbehari Avenue in south Kolkata.

Around 4am in the morning locals rescued Vikram and Sonika from the crushed vehicle. They rushed both Vikram and Sonika to the nearby hospital where doctors declared Sonika dead.

After initial first-aid, Vikram was discharged but later he was again admitted to a private hospital after he complained of uneasiness. Sonika’s body was taken for post-mortem. According to locals, Vikram was driving the car. He lost control of the car and rammed in on a footpath.

Police is investigating the case and questions arose whether the car was in full speed. CCTV footage will be studied to know how exactly the accident took place.

Hails from Kolkata, Sonika Chauhan is a popular face of Indian television. She hosts a show on NDTV Prime. She has made her mark in the modelling world and also anchored Pro Kabbadi League.

Just few hours before she meted with an accident
, she posted a happy picture on her Twitter account with a caption: #Do it today. Just Dance

May her soul rest in peace!