The entrepreneur shared that his father's last rites were performed in the Neelankarai beach
Also Read: Ajith requests for privacy, says the last rites of father will be a family affair Actor Ajith Kumar's father PS Mani passed away on March 24 due to age-related illness. He was 85. In a statement about his father's demise, Ajith had requested everyone to let him and his family grieve the loss in private. The letter was shared on behalf of Ajith and his siblings Anup Kumar and Anil Kumar. And now, Ajith's younger brother, Anil Kumar has shared an emotional post about a prayer held for his late father. Dropping a picture of the map of the Neelankarai Beach along with a picture of the sea, he shared the many meanings of the Tamil word Karai.
He wrote that while some people travelled to Kashi for the last rites, a few others went to the nearest shore. He revealed that three generations of the family had performed a prayer together on Saturday. His tweet read, "Some venture to Kashi. Some others, to the nearest karai. It's what 3 generations did yesterday. The past, in a pot, stayed behind. The present strove to be present. The future, the 1st grandson, joined in prayer. Karai sums up the scene well. Thanks, all, for your akkarai (sic)."
Also Read: Ajith's father P Subramaniam passes away, condolences pour in for the Thunivu star and family After Ajith's father's demise, a video of Anil Kumar talking about his parents' upbringing has been doing the rounds on social media. In the video, Anil describes his father as a rebel and that he married a Sindhi woman from Karachi. He added that his father adapted to technology and the internet with ease at the age of 65. He stated that his father gave the freedom to all his sons to make their own choices in life and that it was this freedom that made Ajith pursue his passion in motor racing and that he worked as a mechanic despite hailing from a middle-class family. He stated that they were quite ahead of their times.
Ajith was extremely close to his father and he had always maintained that to him, family always came first.