Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Chennai Express' writer K Subaash no more

He had also worked as a chief associate to Raj Kumar Santoshi in many films. 

Published: 23rd November 2016 12:10 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd November 2016 02:24 PM   |  A+A-


Writer K Subaash along with the crew of Chennai Express.( By Special Arrangement)

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: Writer-filmmaker K Subaash, who penned Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Chennai Express, breathed his last on Wednesday at SRM Hospital. He was suffering from kidney failure, and was on dialysis for the past few years. According to the sources, he passed away this morning. 

Having started his career as an assistant director to Maniratnam in Naayagan, later he made his directorial debut with Kaliyugam. He went on to direct renowned actors like Khushbu, Sathyaraj, Prabhu Deva and Parthiepan, among many. 

Subaash's second film Chatriyan starring Vijayakanth gained him popularity. In Bollywood, he had worked on scripting Hindi films including Dilwale, Sunday, Entertainment and Housefull 3. 

Remembering him on Twitter, Raadhika wrote, "Very saddened to hear about the passing away of Subaash, a long time associate and director of 'Pavithra' film with Ajith and many more. (sic)." 

He had also worked as a chief associate to Raj Kumar Santoshi in many films. 

Dhananjayan Govind wrote, "Sad to report the passing away of another superb talent... Only a month ago Mohan Raman and I met him at my office. Had a long chat and took snaps (sic)."


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp