K. Subash, Indian director and screenwriter, Dead

K. Subash (birth name Shankar Krishnan) was born in 1959, and died on November 23, 2016.

He was an Indian film director and Screenwriter

Subash directs Tamil and Hindi films. He is the son of R. Krishnan.

He began his career as an assistant to Mani Ratnam in Nayagan.

Subash made his directorial debut with Kaliyugam with Prabhu.

Subash’s second film Chatriyan starring Vijayakanth was a blockbuster.

Subash made Ayul Kaidhi, Vaakumoolam and Uthama Purushan in the same period.

K. Subash directed Pavithra with Ajithkumar.

Subash directed another police drama Abhimanyu with Parthiban in lead role.

Subash directed Ninaivirukkum Varai and Eazhaiyin Sirippil with Prabhu Deva.

During 2000, K. Subash had planned a film starring comedian Vivek in a lead role titled Enakkenna Korachal?, though the film never materialized.

K again directed Sabhash with Parthiban.

K. Subash directed 123 with Prabhu Deva and his brothers which was Subash’s last directorial in Tamil.

K. Subash announced a project called Aayiram Poi Solli with Prabhu and Ramya Krishnan, the film was shelved after shooting few scenes while another film titled Sarvadhikari with Arjun also failed to proceed after its launch.

K. Subash had remade Telugu film Khadgam as Insan in Hindi with ensemble star cast featuring Akshay Kumar and Ajay Devgan.

However, the film failed at the box office and Subash opted against directing films and instead provided the screen play for Hindi film Sunday.

He had provided the story for Shahrukh Khan starred Chennai Express.

He has worked as the chief associate to Bollywood director Raj Kumar Santoshi in many films.

K. Subash passed away in 2016.