Sujata Kumar, the actress who played Sridevi’s elder sister in English Vinglish passed away after battling cancer. She breathed her last on Saturday night. The sad news was announced by her sister and actor Suchitra Krishnamoorthi on her social media accounts. Sharing the heart-breaking news, she wrote, “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 Kumar was battling stage four cancer and was admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital. She will be cremated at Juhu Crematorium.
Her sister wrote, “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 informed her followers that her sister was in ICU and fighting for her life. She 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.”
Sujata Kumar is known for her roles in English Vinglish, Raanjhanaa, Guzaarish and TV shows like Anil Kapoor’s 24.