Sridevi's ‘English Vinglish’ sister Sujata Kumar dies after cancer battle

20 August 2018, 01:31 PM
‘English Vinglish’ actor Sujata Kumar dies after cancer battle (Twitter)
‘English Vinglish’ actor Sujata Kumar dies after cancer battle (Twitter)

Sujata Kumar, who played the orle of Sridevi's sister in the 2012 flick 'English Vinglish' has passed away on Sunday after struggling from a cancer. Family sources told PTI that she was suffering from fourth stage metastatic cancer (metastatis) and was admitted to Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai. He said “Her condition worsened day before Sunday at the hospital''. The younder sister of Sujata, Suchitra Krishnamoorthi took to Twitter to share the news of her death. 

She tweeted “Our beloved Sujata Kumar has passed away and moved on to a better place leaving us with an umimaginable void. She left us an hour ago at 11.26 pm on the 19th of august 2018... Life can never be the same again...''.

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In another tweet, which she later deleted, Krishnamoorthi said the funeral will take place at the Juhu crematorium in Vile Parle on Monday.

On the work front, Sujata has worked in few films such as Gori Tere Pyar Mein and Raanjhanaa and has also appeared in several TV shows and ad commercials.

First Published: Monday, August 20, 2018 11:03 AM
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