Bollywood actress Sujata Kumar passes away

Sujata Kumar

Sujata Kumar, the actress who played Sridevi’s elder sister in English Vinglish passed away after battling cancer. Ms Krishnamoorthi, a singer, is Sujata Kumar’s younger sister. 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 …”

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.”

A couple of months ago, Sujata was invited to a TEDx Talk where she spoke about how to filter emotional pollutants from one’s life. She also spoke about growing up in a broken family and revealed how being sexually abused child traumatized her. The 53 year old mentioned about her broken marriage too.
Watch Sujata Kumar’s speech here: 

Apart from doing films, Sujata was also a part of television shows such as jiya jale and 24. She was also a popular face in various advertisements.

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