Actress Sujata Kumar dies of cancer | Sridevi’s sibling in English Vinglish dies of cancer


The Hush Post: Sridevi’s sibling in the movie English Vinglish Sujata Kumar has died. Sujata Kumar was suffering from fourth stage of cancer. The news of Sujata Kumar’s death was confirmed by her sister, actress and singer Suchitra Krishnamoorthi.

Sharing the news, Suchitra wrote on Twitter:

“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…”

Sujata Kumar (first from right) in a scene from the film ‘English Vinglish’.

In another tweet, Suchitra informed that the body will be cremated at the Juhu crematorium in Vile Parle on August 20. However, she deleted it later.

As per a report, in Spotboye, the actor was suffering from cancer, which had metastised. She was admitted at Mumbai’s Lilavati hospital. Her condition deteriorated and it was reported that she had multiple organ failure.

Sujata Kumar was a cancer survivor. Back in 2012, when she appeared in English Vinglish, she was quoted as saying how happy she was that Gauri Shinde had thought of casting her in English Vinglish. Before that, while she had done a few TV serials like Hotel Kingston (Star One) and Bombay Talking (Zee Cafe), but it wasn’t till English Vinglish that she became a popular face. She also appeared in Anil Kapoor’s 24 as Meghna Singhania. She has worked in a couple of other Bollywood films like Karan Johar’s Gori Tere Pyar Mein and Aanand L Rai’s Raanjhanaa, both in 2013. She also appeared several TV adverts.

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