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K. Subash

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Full Name  Suresh Krishnan
Spouse(s)  Sudha
Years active  1989–2016
Died  23 November 2016, Chennai
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Born  1959India
Occupation  Film director, screenwriter
Parents  Krishnan-Panju, R. Krishnan
Movies  Chennai Express, Kshatriyan, Housefull 3, Insan, Pavithra
Similar  Yunus Sajawal, Selva, Prabhu Deva, Robin Bhatt, Deva

Suresh Krishnan (1959 – 23 November 2016), known as K. Subash, worked in Indian film industry as film director and Screenwriter who directs Tamil and Hindi films. He is the son of R. Krishnan.


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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.

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He again directed Sabhash with Parthiban. He directed 123 with Prabhu Deva and his brothers which was Subash's last directorial in Tamil. He 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. He remade Telugu film Khadgam as Insan in Hindi with ensemble star cast featuring Akshay Kumar and Ajay Devgan. The film failed at box office and Subash opted against directing films and instead provided screenplay for Hindi film Sunday. Subhash had provided the story for Shahrukh Khan starrer Chennai Express.

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


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Subash died on 23 November 2016 in SRM Hospital at Chennai. He was suffering from kidney failure and was on dialysis.


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  • References

    K. Subash Wikipedia