Award-winning Malayalam screenwriter TA Razzaq passed away in Kochi. Razzaq,age at 58, had been in hospital for over a month as he was seeking treatment for a liver-related ailment.
- Razzaq’s film career began in the late 1980s, when he started work as an assistant director on the film Dhwani. As a scriptwriter his notable films include Kanakinavu, Ghazal, Perumazhakalam, Aayirathil Oruvan and Thalolam.Kanakinavu went on to win a National Award.
- Kanakkinavu also bagged the National Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration the same year. This year, Razzaq had turned to direction with Moonnaam Naal Njaayarazhcha, a film that took an in-depth look at religious conversions.
- This year, Razzaq had turned to direction with Moonnaam Naal Njaayarazhcha, a film that took an in-depth look at religious conversions.
• Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan was among those who offered their condolences at Razaq’s passing “Razaq’s demise is a a big loss for the Malayalam film industry