Feb 29, 2008

WRITER SUJATHA CREMATED


N.THYAGARAJAN

Many film personalities including the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and other Tamil writers paid their last homage to the writer Sujatha, who passed away at a private hospital here on Wednesday. The writer who died of pneumonia and renal problems. The body of the Writer was kept till Friday morning for the arrival of the writer's elder son from the USA.

His body was cremated on Friday at Besant Nagar crematorium.
BJP L Ganesan, MDMK general secretary Vaiko, actors Rajnikanth, Kamal Haasan, Sivakumar, directors Balu Mahendra, Parthiban, Gnana Rajasekaran, writers Lena Tamilvannan among others who paid their last respect.

Film Director A.R.Murugadas flew down to Chennai from Mumbai to pay his last respects to the departed writer. He was in the thick of directing the Hindi version of Kajini film.

Chief Minister Karunanidhi with his wife Rajathiammal, daughter and DMK MP Kanimozhi visited the writer's house to pay their last respects.

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