Sridevi's 'English Vinglish' co-star Sujata Kumar dies of Cancer

21st August 2018

Sujata Kumar, the veteran actress who played Sridevi's sister in 2012 film 'English Vinglish' passed away on Sunday battling cancer. Sujata's real-life sister Suchitra Krishnamoorthi shared the news via her tweet that read ''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.''

Sujata was suffering from fourth stage cancer and she was admitted to Mumbai's Lilavati hospital. On Facebook handle, Suchitra shared that the actor will be cremated at Juhu Crematorium. Her post says, ''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.'' 

The late actress has worked in TV shows like 'Hotel Kingston' and 'Bombay Talking'. She had also appeared in the Anil Kapoor's popular serial '24' as Meghna Singhania. Apart from English Vinglish, she has worked in films like 'Raanjhanaa', 'Salaam-E-Ishq', 'Guzaarish' and 'Gori Tere Pyaar Mein'.

Her sister even penned an emotional tweet that read ''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.''