Actor & screenwriter Shiv Subramaniam passes away; Funeral to be held in Mumbai today

Noted actor and award-winning screenwriter Shiv Kumar Subramaniam passed away on Sunday night, 10 April. The 2 States actor, who was famous for his standout onscreen presence, featured in various Hindi movie. While exact details of his demise are not yet recognized, filmmaker Hansal Mehta shared a statement on social media. The statement also comprised the funeral information which is set to take place on Monday morning in the city.

Informing about Shiv Subramaniam’s departure, the statement says, “With profound and heartfelt grief, we wish to inform you of the passing of one of the most dignified and noble souls to inhabit human form – our dearest Shiv Subrahmanyam. Incredibly talented, he was much loved and revered personally as well as professionally.”

Shiv Kumar Subramaniam began his journey in movie with writing the screenplay of Vidhu Vinod Chopra‘s Parinda in 1989. He’s also attributed as the writer for other noteworthy movies like 1942: A Love Story, Is Raat Ki Subah Nahin, Arjun Pandit, Chameli, Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi and Teen Patti. Subramaniam won Filmfare awards for Best Story and Best Screenplay for Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi and Parinda respectively.

Subramaniam later ventured into performing supporting roles onscreen too. He featured in movies such as 2 States, Nail Polish, Rocky Handsome, Hichki, Happy Journey, Risk, Prahaar, Ungli, Bangistan, Kaminey, Stanley Ka Dabba and more.