‘I am leaving you amid cunning men. Please forgive me Sasi’: What producer Ashok Kumar said in his suicide note

In a heartfelt note, Ashok wrote about the seven year old transaction history with Madurai based money lender Anbuchezhiyan. Sasikumar only does good for everyone. I am killing myself as I am not able to save you from them. “Sasikumar was a boss better than the Almighty himself. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Officials, authorities, leaders of cine organisations were all on his side. The biggest mistake we did was to borrow money from Anbuchezhiyan. But ask him to have a conversation with conscience when he is alone. Ashok Kumar’s suicide note blames financier #AnbuChezhiyan pic.twitter.com/mDNzGDYRKJ
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Also, apologising to his family, Ashok’s letter had a footnote that read, “Someone please tell Anbuchezhiyan that he might deal with the government and the officials. Who could I ask for help? He knows the way to even make sure that this letter doesn’t see the light of the day. A brief extract of what he has said in his suicide note. He threatened to kidnap the women in my family. He had given me all freedom and authority. The god who didn’t save me will save you and your family.” he wrote. Don’t be a coward like me. In 2003, Producer GV aka G Venkateswaran who is the elder brother of director Mani Ratnam and producer of Nayagan and Thalapathy committed suicide. This unfortunate incident is not the first time a producer has taken his life due to financial troubles. 2017-11-22T14:17:06+00:00″>
Published: November 22, 2017 2:17 pm

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