Filmmaker B. Ashok Kumar commits suicide

ANI | Updated: Nov 22, 2017 11:26 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov 22 (ANI): 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.(ANI)