English Vinglish actor Sujata Kumar passes away
New Delhi : Actress Sujata Kumar, last seen in late veteran actress Sridevi's film "English Vinglish" has died of cancer, said her family.
Her sister Suchitra Krishnamoorthi tweeted that Sujata reportedly succumbed to cancer late on Sunday. "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 p.m. Life can never be the same again."
Suchitra, who is the former wife of filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, had earlier tweeted asking her fans and friends to pray for Sujata. "Please pray for my darling sister Sujata Kumar," she had tweeted.
On Saturday, Suchitra shared an update about her sister.
"It feels like somebody's plunged a hard cold knife into my heart and ripped the ground from under my feet as I sit outside ICU and pray for my big sister, my mother, my best friend, my darling Sujata Kumar as she battles for her life inside..."
Sujata worked in several TV shows like "Hotel Kingston" and "Bombay Talking". She also appeared in the Anil Kapoor-starrer "24" as Meghna Singhania.
Apart from "English Vinglish", Sujata has worked in films like "Raanjhanaa", "Salaam-E-Ishq" and "Gori Tere Pyar Mein".