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Indian actress Manjula Vijayakumar dies

Jul 25, 2013 | 6:12am EDT

Veteran Indian actress Manjula Vijayakumar died on Tuesday (23Jul13). She was 59. The star passed away at the Sri Ramachandra Medical College hospital in Chennai, India a week after she was admitted following a fall. Her stepson, actor Arun Vijay, confirmed the sad news, saying, "Her whole family was with her when she died." Vijayakumar made her first film appearance as a child, and she went on to become a major star in India's Tamil movie industry, landing roles in more than 100 pictures. She met her husband, fellow actor Vijayakumar Seemadurai, on the set of a movie in the 1970s, and they went on to have three daughters together.

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