Shiv Kumar Subramaniam passed away late at nightAuthor: Yogi April 11, 2022
Filmmaker Shiv Kumar Subramaniam, who was present in the Hindi film industry since 1989, has passed away late at night. However, the cause of his death is yet to be ascertained. Journalist Bina Sarwar and director Hansal Mehta have informed and reacted by tweeting about his death. Actor and scriptwriter Shiv Kumar Subramaniam was last seen in the role of Sanya Malhotra’s onscreen father in Meenakshi Sundareswarar.
Shiva Kumar Subramaniam was born in Coimbatore. He started his journey in films with writing the script for Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s film ‘Parinda’ in 1989. Directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Parinda stars Jackie Shroff, Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Nana Patekar and Anupam Kher. He is also credited as a prolific writer for films such as 1942: A Love Story, Is Raat Ki Subah Nahi, Arjun Pandit, Chameli, Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi and Teen Patti. Subramaniam won the Filmfare Award for Best Story and Best Script for Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi and Parinda.
Subramaniam was nominated for the Filmfare Best Actor Award in 1976 and 77 for the Tamil films ‘Annakilli’ and ‘Attukara Alamelu’. In 1979, he received the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for the film Rosappo Ravikkai Kari. Apart from this, he also won the Best Actor Award for Vandichakkaram, Rosappo Ravikkai Kari. Subramaniam won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award category for Best Actor for ‘Avalu Avan Avu’ in 1979 and for ‘Agni Sakshi’ in 1982.
During his illustrious career he was awarded the Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay for Parinda and Best Story for Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi. Subramaniam later played supporting roles onscreen in Hindi films as well. He appeared in movies like 2 States, Nail Polish, Rocky Handsome, Hichki, Happy Journey, Risk, Prahaar, Finger, Bangistan, Kaminey, Stanley Ka Dabba and much more.