Veteran actress Manjula (59) passed away at a private hospital in Chennai today. She was already suffering from jaundice and also hurt her stomach after falling down from the cot, today morning. She was rushed to the hospital immediately and doctors tried hard to remove the blood-clot in her stomach. She breathed her last in the hospital, few hours ago. She is married to actor Vijayakumar and the couple have three daughters, Vanitha, Preetha and Sridevi Vijaykumar. Majula made her debut as a teenage girl in Shanthi Nilayam (1969). Her first lead role was in Rickshawkaran (1971). The cremation will take place today evening.
Manjula has acted in more than 100 films in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada . Manjula played heroine in 70’s and 80’s and then graduated to character roles in late 80’s
Manjula is married to actor Vijayakumar and the couple have three daughters, Vanitha, Preetha and Sridevi, who were also actors. Her step son is actor Arun Vijay. Preetha is married to director Hari.
May her soul rest in peace !!!