Na Muthukumar, 41, passed away in Chennai on Sunday. He was suffering from jaundice for the past few days.
He won two national awards for the songs Ananda Yazhai Meetukiral in Thanga Meengal and Azhage Azhage in Saivam.
He was introduced as a lyricist in Seeman’s Veera Nadai. He has written dialogues for Ajith’s starrer Kireedam, directed by A. L. Vijay.
He also wrote a novel Silk City.
Na Muthukumar has written songs for more than 1000 films. In 2012 alone, he has written songs for about 102 films.