Shiv Kumar Subramaniam Age, Height, Family, Wife, Biography & More

Shiv Kumar Subramaniam aka Shiv Subramaniam was an Indian actor, playwright, theater artist, film and drama director and screenwriter, who played Alia Bhatt‘s father in the Hindi film ‘2 States’ (2014). He passed away on 10 April 2022 due to prolonged illness and pancreatic cancer.

Shiv Kumar Subramaniam Biography & Wiki

Real Name/Full NameShiv Kumar Subramaniam 
Profession Actor, Screenwriter, Theatre Artist, Film & Play Director, Play Writer 
Physical Stat
Shiv Kumar Subramaniam Height In Centimeter- 180 cm
In Meter- 1.80 m
In Feet- 5’11”
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorSalt & Pepper
Personal Life
Date Of Birth23 December 1959 (Wednesday)
Birthplace Mumbai
Date Of Death10 April 2022
Shiv Kumar Subramaniam Age (at the time of death)62 Years
Death CauseProlonged illness and pancreatic cancer.
Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign  Capricorn
Nationality Indian
Home town Mumbai
School Shri Shivaji Preparatory Military School, Pune 
College/University St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai 
Educational QualificationBA in English Literature (1977-80)
Family member(s)
Marital StatusMarried
Shiv Kumar Subramaniam WifeDivya Jagdale (Theatre Artist)
Marriage Date17 November 
ChildrenSon– Jahaan Subramaniam (Died In February 2022 due to Brain Tumour)
Parents Father– Balaram Subramaniam 
Mother– Name Not Known
SiblingBrother– Raja Subramaniam 
Sister– Raj Laxmi Dravid
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Family, Early Life and Education

Shiv Subrahmanyam was born on Wednesday, 23 December 1959 in the city of Mumbai, Maharashtra. Shiv Subrahmanyam was 62 years old at the time of his death.

His father’s name is Balaram Subrahmanyam. His sister’s name is Rajalakshmi Dravid and his brother’s name is Raja Subrahmanyam.

Shiv Subramaniam was an Indian actor and screenwriter, best known for his role as leading industrial tycoon IM Virani in the Indian television serial Mukti Bandhan on Colors channel.

He is credited with writing the screenplay for the 1989 film Parinda directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra and the 2005 film Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi directed by Sudhir Mishra. He also appeared in supporting roles in both the films.

He did his schooling at Shri Shivaji Preparatory Military School, Pune from 1967 to 1976. He then did his BA in English Literature from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai from 1977 to 1980.

On 17 November, he celebrated his wedding anniversary with Indian film actor and theater artist Divya Jagdale. The couple had a son together named Jahan Subrahmanyam, who died in February 2022 due to a brain tumor.

Shiv Kumar Subramaniam Career

Shiv Kumar Subramaniam started his career as an assistant director, screenwriter and actor with Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s film “Parinda”, which became a huge hit. His next film “Prahaar” directed by Nana Patekar was also a huge success.

Some of his popular Hindi movies as an actor are ‘1942: A Love Story’ (1994), ‘Kaminey’ (2009) as Lobo, ‘Stanley Ka Dabba’ (2011), ‘That Girl in Yellow Boots’ ( 2011), and ‘Hiccup’ (2018).

He worked as a screenwriter in Hindi films such as ‘1942: A Love Story’ (story and screenplay; 1994), ‘Arjun Pandit’ (screenplay; 1999), ‘Chameli’ (screenplay; 2003), and ‘Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi’. Work done. (Original story and screenplay; 2005). Shiva played the role of Ishwarlal Motilal Virani in the Hindi TV serial ‘Mukti Bandhan’ (2011), for which he gained immense popularity.

He acted in various Hindi theater plays, and also worked as a writer-director in several theater plays. Shiva was featured in a few TV commercials like OLX, Cadbury Dairy Milk Crispello, and PhonePe.

Shiv Kumar Subramaniam passed away

He breathed his last on 10 April 2022 due to prolonged illness due to pancreatic cancer. His last rites were performed at Mokshadham Hindu Crematorium, Caesar Road, Amboli, Andheri West, Mumbai.

Some Facts About Shiv Kumar Subramaniam 

  • When he was in school, he used to participate in drama competitions and was the editor of his school’s newspaper.
  • In his younger days, he loved horse riding, playing football and basketball.
  • Shiva used to read books in his spare time and spend time with his family and friends.
  • According to his Facebook account, his favourite quote was, The meaning of life is… I forget.”

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