Rajinikanth, Aishwarya, Shankar pay their last respects to Manjula Vijayakumar: View pics

The superstar was seen mourning the loss of the veteran actor at her funeral

Actors, directors, producers and others visited the Alapakkam residence of Manjula Vijayakumar as soon as they heard the news of the veteran actor passing away on Tuesday morning.

Rajinikanth consoled a weeping Vijayakumar, husband of Manjula. Senior actors Lakshmi and Manorama also came to pay their last respects. Aishwarya Dhanush consoled the daughters of Manjula. KS Ravikumar, Vijayakanth, Ramya Krishnan, Meena, Sneha and Prasanna, Harris Jayaraj, Hari, YG Mahendra and Radha Ravi were among the mourners.

Kushboo, who said that Manjula was like her mother, added: “My children will miss their ammamma (grandmother). It is a huge personal loss to me.”

Raadhika said that Manjula was a friend and guide to many in the industry. Radhika’s husband Sarathkumar, who is the president of South Indian Artistes Association, also paid homage to Manjula.

Manjula’s body will be cremated at the Porur crematorium later today, Wednesday.