Renowned actor Ajith Kumar's father, Subramaniam passed away in Chennai on March 24 morning due to prolonged illness. He was 84 years old. Ajith's spokesperson told DTNext, "Mr Subramaniam suffered a stroke few years ago and was being looked after at his home with medical facilities. He passed away at 3 am on Friday morning." Ajith was beside his father when the latter breathed his last. It has been reported that the last rites will be held at Ajith's house in Besant Nagar.