Maple Batalia

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Maple Batalia (March 4, 1992 – September 28, 2011) was an Indo-Canadian actress who played in the film adaptation of Rodrick Rules as Melissa, the girl who Rodrick had a crush on. She was an aspiring model and actress born in Mumbai, India. She and her family moved to Canada when she was an infant.

On September 28, 2011, Batalia was shot and killed outside her school campus by her ex-boyfriend Gurjinder Dhaliwal. [1] Devon Bostick, Melissa Roxburgh, and Robert Capron posted tributes to her on Twitter for her memory. Dhaliwal has been sentenced to life in prison.