Chennai Express’ writer K Subaash passes away

 Tamil filmmaker K. Subaash, the story writer of Shah Rukh Khan’s biggest grosser ‘Chennai Express’, passed away at the SRM Hospital in Chennai. “He was suffering from kidney failure and was on dialysis for the last few years.

  • Apart from writing the story and screenplay of films, Subaash has directed nearly 20 films, the last one was the Hindi film ‘Insan’ which featured Ajay Devgan, Akshay Kumar, Esha Deol and Lara Dutta.

He was also credited as the writer of comedy films like ‘Sunday’, ‘Entertainment’ and ‘Housefull 3’.

About  K. Subaash:

K. Subash (birth name Shankar Krishnan) works in Indian film industry as film director and Screenwriter who directs Tamil and Hindi films. He is the son of R. Krishnan.
  • K. Subash started his career as an assistant to Mani Ratnam in Nayagan. He made his directorial debut with Kaliyugam with Prabhu. His second film Chatriyan starring Vijayakanth was a blockbuster. He made Ayul Kaidhi, Vaakumoolam and Uthama Purushan in the same period.
  • He directed Pavithra with Ajithkumar.He directed another police drama Abhimanyu with Parthiban in lead role. He directed Ninaivirukkum Varai and Eazhaiyin Sirippil with Prabhu Deva.In 2000, he had planned a film starring comedian Vivek in a lead role titled Enakkenna Korachal?, though the film never materialized.