The Big C took the life of actress Sujata Kumar on August 19. The actress was battling stage four cancer. She was admitted at a hospital in Mumbai where she passed away.Â Sujata Kumar has appeared in a lot many movies and TV Shows but she became more popular with the movie English Vinglish’ where she played Â Sridevi’s sister.The news of Sujata’s demise was shared by her sister, Suchitra Krishnamoorthi, who tweeted,Â â€œOur 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.â€
When Suchitra was outside the ICU, 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.”The cremation took place at the Juhu Crematorium. Suchitra and Sujata’s daughter, Kritika, along with Arif Zakaria, who starred with her ’80s TV showÂ ‘Chunauti’ were present for the last rites.
Here are the pictures.
Sujata talked about her cancer and divorce on TEDx. At the event, Sujata Kumar explained to her audience ‘how to filter emotional pollutants from life.’
Watch the video below.