Kochi: In a tragic incident, 2019 Miss Kerala and runner-up were killed in a road accident at Vyttila here on Monday. Ansi Kabeer (25) and runner-up Anjana Shajan (26) were killed in the mishap.
Ansi is a native of Attingal in Thiruvananthapuram. Anjana is from Thrissur. Both Ansi and Anjana were winners of the pageant held in 2019.
The accident happened when the car in which Ansi and Anjana were travelling hit the bike and lost control, killing them. Both of them died on the spot.
There were four passengers in the car. Two other car passengers were also injured. One of them is in critical condition. The injured have been hospitalised in Ernakulam.
Ansi was the first runner-up in Miss Malabar and Lulu Beauty Contest held in 2018. She started modelling right from her college days and had a passion for it. She is an engineering graduate.
Anjana is an Ayurvedic doctor by profession. She had no previous experience in modelling but happened to win Miss Kerala first runner-up title by chance.