Sujata Kumar, veteran actress who is most remember for playing the late superstar Sridevi’s elder sister in English Vinglish has died of cancer. Sujata is the elder sister of Suchitra Krishnamoorthy, herself an actress-singer best known for her work in the 90s Shah Rukh Khan starrer Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa. Suchitra tweeted some time back, asking her fans to pray for her sister. “Please pray for my darling sister Sujata Kumar," she had said in the tweet. In her latest tweet, she confirmed that Sujata had succumbed to cancer. Earlier too, she had tweeted updates about her sister’s health. Here are her tweets.
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.
Suchitra had also posted a fun image of Sujata with Sridevi in a still from English Vinglish.