What happened to Sindhu? The Indian actress has died at age 44. What she died of, career, and fortune explored.
She was an actress from Tamil Nadu, South India.
On August 7, 2023, the world learned about her death. She had been battling cancer for years and saddenly passed away on Monday.
She posted a heartbreaking final video revealing her agony
What was Sindhu’s cause of death?
South Indian actress Sindhu has tragically passed away following a lengthy battle with breast cancer.
The child star, 44, died at a hospital in the city of Chennai early on Monday, three years after she was diagnosed with the disease.
She had shared a heartbreaking final video on YouTube before her death detailing the unbearable pain she was suffering.
Sindhu pleaded with other celebrities in the film industry to help fund her private treatment as her condition deteriorated.
Several Indian cinema stars including Karthi, Isari Ganesh and Satish Kumar donated towards her hospital bills.
The actress, from Tamil Nadu, shared the details of her breast cancer diagnosis with the world earlier this year in a poignant interview.
She told fans she had received the news in 2020 and had undergone a double mastectomy – “but could not recover.”
Sindhu emotionally told of her wish for her pain and suffering to come to an end after undergoing a host of gruelling treatments.
But as her health issues left her unable to work, she is believed to have been unable to afford her growing medical expenses.
She had been receiving home treatment until her health rapidly depleted and she was rushed to a private hospital in Chennai.
The mum, who shot to fame after starring in Angadi Theru, sadly succumbed the illness in the early hours of Monday morning.
Her passing was announced by her close pal and co-star Kottachi in a Facebook post.
The comedian wrote: “Today at 2.15 in the morning, film actress Angadi Teru Sindhu died naturally.
“I pray to God for the peace of this soul.”
Sindhu will be laid to rest at the Virugambakkam crematorium in Chennai.
Tributes have poured in for the actress renowned for her performances in Tamil movies and TV shows.
What was Sindhu’s net worth? She had an impressive career
Sindhu (real name: Angadi Teru Sindhu) best known for her role in the movie, Angadi Theru, had a number of film credits but that seemingly didn’t reflect in her bank account. Although her exact net worth was never reported, in her last years amid battle with cancer, many of her colleagues came together to support her financially.
The 44-year-old acquired a legion of fans after leaving her mark on Indian cinema with a number of other impressive supporting roles.
Her philanthropy also captured the hearts of the nation, as she offered aid during the 2015 Chennai floods and throughout Covid.
Sindhu is reported to have married at the age of 14 and quickly became a mother soon after, before later ending the relationship.
She regularly discussed the nature of her troubled love life in interviews.