Sindhu (actress) Wiki, Age, Death, Husband, Family, Biography & More


Sindhu (1979-2023) was a South Korean actress. She was known for working in the Tamil film and TV industries. She was famous for acting in the 2010 Tamil film ‘Angadi Theru.’ In 2023, she passed away at the age of 44 after battling cancer.


Sindhu was born in 1979 (age 44 years; at the time of death) in Tamil Nadu, India.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 5″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black



She belonged to a lower-class family. [1]Zoom

Parents & Siblings

There is not much information about her parents and siblings.

Husband & Children

She got married at the age of 14 and gave birth to a child at the same age. She had a daughter. According to sources, she faced difficulties in her married life due to her husband’s troublesome behaviour. As she was facing troubles in her marriage, she went back to her parent’s home a few years after her child’s birth to take care of her daughter. [2]News18



Sindhu began her acting journey in the film industry as a child actress. In 2010, she hit the spotlight after playing a supporting role in the Tamil romantic drama film ‘Angadi Theru.’

Poster of the 2010 Tamil film 'Angadi Theru'

Poster of the 2010 Tamil film ‘Angadi Theru’

She also worked in many Tamil films including ‘Karuppusamy Kuththagaithaarar’ (2007), ‘Thenavattu’ (2008), ‘Nadodigal’ (2009), and ‘Naan Mahaan Alla’ (2010).’


Apart from working in films, she has also worked in many Tamil TV shows.


Sindhu had a tattoo inked on her right shoulder and an ‘Om’ tattoo inked on her right hand.

Sindhu's tattoo on her right shoulder and right hand

Sindhu’s tattoo on her right shoulder and right hand


On 7 August 2023, at around 2:15 am, Sindhu passed away at a hospital in Kilipakkam, Chennai, after battling breast cancer for 3 long years. Reportedly, due to financial issues, she couldn’t afford hospitalization and received treatment at home. As her condition got worse, she later sought treatment at a private hospital in Kilipakkam, Chennai. [3]Jagran


  • In 2020, Sindhu was diagnosed with breast cancer. She also received cancer treatment at a private hospital in Kilpauk. She took to social media to share a video where she appealed for financial help for her cancer treatment. Many of her fellow actors such as Karthi, Isari Ganesh, Satish Kumar, and others extended their support by contributing to cover her hospital expenses. [4]Pinkvilla
  • In an interview in March 2023, Sindhu became emotional while discussing her battle with breast cancer. She revealed that she had undergone a mastectomy, which involved the removal of one of her breasts. She also expressed her desire to be relieved from the immense pain and suffering she was experiencing, and she even appealed for mercy killing. [5]Pinkvilla She said,

    I was diagnosed with cancer in 2020 and my breasts were surgically removed. Since then I have been trying many remedies like traditional medicine and English medicine. But could not recover from this. I do not blame the doctors for this. They treated well. But they did not cooperate with my body. I stayed in a village near Thanjavur for a month and tried folk remedies. Then the sores on my breast healed. But at that time my son-in-law suddenly died of a heart attack. So, unable to continue treatment there, I came to Chennai. When he was diagnosed with cancer, he was told to take a break for 3 years. How can I take rest when my family can eat only if I work? Many friends have seen me suffering from cancer and have helped me. I eat only because of them and take care of other expenses. How long will they help? Thinking that I should not be a burden to them, I started acting in serials again. Then the bangle was put on the hand and the hand became swollen due to allergy. Now my left arm doesn’t work… dead. If my daughter is also unemployed and struggling with a child, I will take care of her too. Instead of throbbing in pain day after day, I asked the doctors to kill me by injecting poison. It will be good if this interview goes to the notice of Chief Minister M.K.Stalin for my treatment and for my daughter to get a government job. I am not harming anyone. Then I don’t know why God is giving me such pain.” [6]Asianet News


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