Actor Sujata Kumar passed away last night after battling fourth stage cancer. She was most recently seen in English Vinglish, where she played the role of Sridevi’s sister. 


Her sister, actor and singer Suchitra Krishnamoorthi, shared the news on Twitter. 


Just a day before she passed away, Suchitra had tweeted about her sister’s failing health and asked her followers to join in her prayers. 

Over the years, Sujata Kumar – whose versatility as an actor is hard to match – had appeared in various commercials, TV shows, and movies, though English Vinglish remains one of her most popular roles. 


A prominent TV personality, she appeared in shows like Anil Kapoor’s 24 and Hotel Kingston, and in movies like Raanjhana, Guzaarish


According to Spotboye, Sujata was a cancer survivor, as she had admitted during her 2012 interviews for English Vinglish

However, the disease resurfaced and she sadly, lost the battle this time.