Shuba Jay

Malaysian businesswoman and actress (1976-2014)

Shubashini Jeyaratnam (15 July 1976 – 17 July 2014), better known her by stage name Shuba Jay, was a Malaysian actress. She started acting in 2001. On television, she was best known for her role in shows such as Spanar Jaya, Gadis 3 and Sugumana Sumaigal. While her movie roles were Relationship Status (2012) and Tokak (2013).

Shuba Jay
Shubashini Jeyaratnam

(1976-07-15)15 July 1976
Died17 July 2014(2014-07-17) (aged 38)
Cause of deathAir crash
OccupationActress, businesswoman
Years active2001–2014

Jay was born on 15 July 1976. She was married to Dutchman Paul Goes. They had a daughter, Kaela Maya Jay Goes, who was born in 2012 via a natural birth at home.[1]

Jay and her family were on board the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 when it was shot down on 17 July 2014, killing all people on board. She was 38. The flight was meant to go from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur but was shot down near Hrabove, Ukraine. She and her daughter were among the 43 Malaysian and her husband was among the 193 Dutch citizens killed.[2]


  1. "Home birth: The experiences of three women". The Star. 21 March 2014. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  2. Bello, Marisol; Ramakrishnan, Mahi (19 July 2014). "Flight MH17 victims symbolize tragedy". USA Today. Retrieved 20 July 2014.

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