Sridevi’s English Vinglish co-star Sujata Kumar dies after battling cancer

Sridevi's onscreen sister and English Vinglish actor Sujata Kumar passes away after a long battle with cancer.
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Sujata Kumar, who played the role of Sridevi’s sister in 2012 film English Vinglish passed away on Sunday after succumbing to cancer. Sujata’s sister and actor-singer Suchitra Krishnamoorthi shared the news on her social media account. Suchitra Krishnamoorthi 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.

The English Vinglish actor was suffering from the fourth stage of cancer and was admitted in Mumbai’s Lilavati hospital. In another post, Suchitra shared that the actor will be cremated at Juhu Crematorium. She said, “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, Suchitra Krishnamoorthi had informed her followers that her sister Sujata Kumar was in the ICU and was fighting for her life. Along with a photo of her sister, she had said, “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.”

Though Sujata had worked in a couple of films like Raanjhanaa and Guzaarish earlier but it was only after English Vinglish that the actor became popular. Later, she appeared in TV shows such as Anil Kapoor’s 24.

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Condolences to her family God she looks young


Wow, didn’t know her and Suchitra were sisters.
Sri Devi and Sujata were like real sisters in English Vinglish, such natural acting.
So sad both are no more.

I really appreciated her understated performance in English Vinglish. Those scenes where she reminisces her husband had so much depth. You could feel her happiness for her daughter but also the sadness that she couldn't share it with her husband.

How sad...may she RIP...prayers for her loved ones...

Rest In Peace Mam!!! This year is really a rough and hard year!!! I lost my Dad also:(:( Missing him every moment !!!!!

She was so great and shared an impactful chemistry with Sridevi ma'am as her screen sister. Her presence will be deeply missed by her family, friends and cine-lovers. RIP!

Sujata maam was extremely sweet and beautiful. Really heartbroken at her demise at such a young age

Brilliant actress. That pic of both Sridevi and Sujata makes me feel so sad

Loved her in English vinglish. RIP

May her soul rest in peace.

May her soul rest in peace


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