Scriptwrite T A Razzaq died at the age of 58 at a private hospital in Kochi on Monday. He was suffering from liver-related ailments.
Razzaq has received several state award for his popular films Perumazhakalam, Ghazal, Kankinnavu and Saaphalyam.
He stepped into the industry in year 1991. He started his career with the Mohanlal-starrer Vishnulokam and had contributed several commercial hits including Mammootty's Vesham and Rapakal.
Many movie stars including Mohanlal, Mammootty, Manoj K Jayan and directors Sibi Malayil, Shaji Kailas and Priyadarshan paid tribute to the legend scriptwriter.
For public viewing his body was kept at Kozhikode town hall early on Tuesday morning.