Naushad, a film producer and chef, died on Friday in Thiruvalla. He was being treated at a private hospital in town.
Naushad has produced films such as ‘Kazhcha,’ ‘Chattambinadu,’ ‘Best Actor,’ ‘Lion,’ ‘Payyans,’ and ‘Spanish Masala.’
He has also hosted a number of cooking shows on various television networks. In Thiruvalla, he ran a hotel and catering business.
Naushad’s wife had passed away two weeks before. They have a 13-year-old daughter.
Previously, his producer and friend Noushad Alathur revealed on social media that Naushad was in critical condition due to health issues.