Noted Malayalam script writer T A Razzaq passed away at a private hospital here on Monday night. Hospital sources said Razzaq died while undergoing treatment for some ailment.

Razzaq (58), contributed hits like Perumazhakkalam to the Malayalam film world.

T A Razzaq |Source: Youtube

Razzaq, who began his career as a scriptwriter in 1991 for Mohanlal-starred Vishnulokam, worked for about 30 Malayalam movies.

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan condoled his demise.

"Razzaqs demise is a a big loss for Malayalam film industry," he said.