Sujata Kumar of English Vinglish fame passes away

Sujata Kumar, who starred in TV as well as films succumbed to cancer

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TV and film actress Sujata Kumar, who played the role of Sridevi’s sister in the 2012 flick English Vinglish, passed away on August 19, 2018. The sad news was broken by Sujata’s sister Suchitra Krishnamoorthy through her social media account.

Suchitra wrote, “Our beloved Sujata Kumar has passed away and moved on to a better place leaving us with an unimaginable void. She left us an hour ago at 11.26 pm on the 19th of August 2018….Life can never be the same again.” Reports say that the actress was suffering from the fourth stage of cancer and was being treated at the Lilavati hospital in Mumbai. The singer in another post shared, “We are bidding our last farewell to Sujata Kumar at Juhu Crematorium, Vile Parle west, near Pavan Hans today 20th august 2018 at 11 am.”

On august 18, 2018, Suchitra had informed her followers that her sister Sujata was in the ICU and was fighting for her life. The singer had then posted a picture of her sister and wrote, “It feels like somebody’s plunged a hard cold knife into my heart & ripped the ground from under my feet as I sit outside ICU & pray for my big sis my mother my best friend my darling Sujata Kumar as she battles for her life inside. Pls join me & my family in r prayers for her.”

Sujata has worked in some of the films like Raanjhanaa, Guzaarish but shot to fame after she was seen in the film English Vinglish as Sridevi’s sister. The actress has also appeared in Anil Kapoor’s TV series 24.

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