Shiv Kumar Subramaniam Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Death Cause: Prolonged Illness And Pancreatic Cancer
Age: 62 Years
Death Date: 10/04/2022

Shiv Kumar Subramaniam

Other nameShiv Subrahmanyam
Shiv Kumar Subramaniam's Facebook bio
Profession(s)Actor, Playwriter, Theatre Artist, Film & Play Director, and Screenwriter
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 11”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
DebutFilm (actor, screenwriter, and assistant director): ‘Parinda’ (1989) as Francis
Parinda (1989) film poster
Awards1990: Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay for Parinda
2006: Filmfare Award for Best Story for Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi shared with Sudhir Mishra and Ruchi Narain
Personal Life
Date of Birth23 December 1959 (Wednesday)
Date of Death10 April 2022
Place of DeathMumbai
Age (at the time of death) 62 Years
Death CauseProlonged illness caused by pancreatic cancer [1]Navbharat Times
Zodiac signCapricorn
SchoolAISSMS Shri Shivaji Preparatory Military School, Pune (1967-1976)
College/UniversitySt. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
Educational QualificationBA in English Literature (1977-1980)
Shiv Kumar Subramaniam's LinkedIn account
Relationships & More
Marital Status (at the time of death)Married
Marriage Date17 November
Wife/SpouseDivya Jagdale (theatre artist and actor)
Shiv Kumar Subramaniam with his wife
ChildrenSon- Jahaan Subrahmanyam (died in February 2022 due to a brain tumour)
Shiv Kumar Subramaniam with his wife and son
ParentsFather- Balaram Subrahmanyam
Mother- Name Not Known
Shiv Kumar Subramaniam's sister and parents
SiblingsBrother- Rajlakshmi Dravid (image in parents' section)
Sister- Raja Subrahmanyam
Shiv Kumar Subramaniam's brother

Shiv Kumar Subramaniam

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shiv Kumar Subramaniam

  • Shiv Kumar Subramaniam was an Indian theatre artist, film & play director-actor, playwriter, and screenwriter. He took his last breath on 10 April 2022 in Mumbai.
  • While he was studying in school, he used to perform in various extra-curricular activities like drama competitions. He was also the editor of his school’s newspaper.
  • He loved to play football and basketball, and do horse riding while he was in school and college.
  • He acted in many Hindi films including ‘1942: A Love Story’ (1994), ‘Kaminey’ (2009), ‘Stanley Ka Dabba’ (2011), ‘That Girl in Yellow Boots’ (2011), ‘2 States’ (2014), and ‘Hichki’ (2018).

    2 States film poster

    2 States film poster

  • He was a well-known Bollywood screenwriter and worked as a screenwriter in the Hindi film such as ‘1942: A Love Story’ (story & screenplay; 1994), ‘Arjun Pandit’ (screenplay; 1999), ‘Chameli’ (screenplay; 2003), and ‘Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi’ (original story & screenplay; 2005).
  • He gained immense popularity with the Hindi TV serial ‘Mukti Bandhan’ (2011) in which he played the role of Ishwarlal Motilal Virani.

    'Mukti Bandhan' (2011)

    ‘Mukti Bandhan’ (2011)

  • Shiv also worked as a theatre artist, writer, and director in many theatre plays.
  • He was featured in a few TV commercials such as OLX, Cadbury Dairy Milk Crispello, and PhonePe.

  • In his leisure time, he used to read books and spend time with his family and friends.
  • His favourite quote as per his Facebook account was,

    The meaning of life is…I forget.”

  • On 10 April 2022, he took his last breath, and his last rites were performed on 11 April 2022 at Mokshdham Hindu Shamshanbhoomi, Ceasar Rd, Amboli, Andheri West, Mumbai. The Pakistani journalist, artist, and filmmaker Beena Sarwar shared her grief on his demise on Twitter. She tweeted,

    Gutted to hear this news. Incredibly tragic, esp as it happened just two months after the passing of his and Divya’s only child – Jahaan, taken by a brain tumour 2 weeks before his 16th birthday. RIP #ShivkumarSubramaniam”