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.