Kozhikode: Usha Veerendrakumar (82) managing director of Mathrubhumi died in a private hospital, Kozhikode. She was undergoing treatment due to age related ailment. She is the wife of former MD of Mathrubhumi and writer M P Veerendrakumar.
Usha is the daughter of Baburav Gundappa Lengade and Brahmila of Belgaum, Maharashtra. She got engaged at the age of 15 and married at the age of 18. Later she accompanied Veerendrakumar, who travelled all over the world.
She is survived with 4 children, M V Shreyams Kumar (Managing Director Mathrubhumi), M V Asha, M V Nisha, M V Jayalakshmi. In-laws: M D Chandranath, Kavitha Shreyams Kumar, Deepak Balakrishnan (Bengaluru).