Tamil director K Subash died at age of 57, at a private hospital in Chennai on Wednesday. He was admitted to SRM Hospital in the city. He took last breathe in the hospital this morning. Since past few years, he was on dialysis and was suffering from kidney failure.

Mr Subash had penned the script of Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer blockbuster ‘Chennai Express’. He contributed in the Bollywood movies ‘Sunday’, ‘Housefull 3’ and ‘Entertainment’ as a writer. He debuted in Indian film industry as an assistant director in 1987. He kicked off his career by co-directing the movie ‘Naayagan’ with famous director Maniratnam.

Tamil director K Subash
Tamil director K Subash passes away at the age of 57

Some of his companions condoled his demise on social networking media. Writer Shridhar Raghavan posted, “Many took Subaash’s stories and ideas without credit or money. He’d laugh ‘We are rivers sir. If a needy fellow comes with a bucket, let him’.” on twitter.

Television actress Raadhika Sarathkumar tweeted, “Very saddened to hear about the passing away of Subaash, a long-time associate and director of ‘Pavithra’ film with Ajith and many more.”

Film producer Dhananjayan Govind, “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.”