Kalpana Mandradiar, the younger sister of well-known actor Sathyaraj, passed away at a private hospital in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu on Saturday.
She was 66 years old.
She is survived by a son named A Mahendar.
Sources close to the actor say that Kalpana, who hails from Kangeyam in Tiruppur district of Tamil Nadu, had been unwell for a week. As a result, she had been admitted to a private hospital in Coimbatore for treatment.
However, her condition deteriorated and she passed away on Saturday evening.