November 22, 2017
Kollywood film producer and director B. Ashok Kumar allegedly committed suicide at his residence in Chennai's Alwarthirunagar on Tuesday.
He was reportedly being harassed and threatened by a financier, with whom he was associated for more than seven years.
Ashok Kumar, a cousin of popular Tamil cinema director Sasikumar, has co-produced his films, including 'Eesan', 'Poraali' and the yet-to-be-released 'Kodi Veeran'.
Further details are awaited.