Na Muthukumar
Na Muthukumar's death leaves fans shocked. Pictured: Na MuthukumarFacebook

Tamil lyricist Na Muthukumar's sudden death has shocked the South Indian entertainment industry. The two times National award winning writer passed away on Sunday in Chennai, leaving all his fans heart-broken.

Na Muthukumar was suffering from severe jaundice that eventually caused his demise. The much popular lyricist was just 41. While several celebrities from the South film industry has been expressing grief at his demise, Twitter is flooded with reactions from fans.

Na Muthukumar died on Sunday morning and soon his name started trending on social media. Fans have been mourning the death of the Tamil lyricist and wish for his soul to rest in peace. While some fans asserted about the big loss to the Tamil film industry, some others said that Na Muthukumar will remain immortal through his songs.

Muthukumar had started his career as an assistant director under Balu Mahendra. He first worked as a lyricist for the movie "Veera Nadai" and soon after became one of the most popular Tamil writers.

Having penned down lyrics for over 1,000 films, he won national awards for the song "Ananda Yazhai Meetukiral" and "Azhage Azhage." Check some of the tweets of fans expressing shock at the sudden death of Na Muthukumar.

@prathab: #NaMuthukumar Really very disappointed with his dismiss. Sir you made us so sad. Tamil is so proud to have you. Come Back [sic].

@sakcbe: Shocked & saddened! RIP #NaMuthukumar God's cruel at times & he shd have snatched you away in one such whim! Your songs will remain forever! [sic].

@PCs_BulletVest: Sir is who taught me to understand words! To make me feel happiness,sadness,the love within words. Really miss you. RIP [sic].

@iyappanagal: Biggest legend die but our lyrics still alive Sir #NaMuthukumar [sic].

@nikkigalrani: Shocked to hear about the demise of #NaMuthukumar sir! Gone too soon ! Strength & condolences to his family [sic].

@Rnaveen_: Can't believe this sad news..RIP sir #NaMuthukumar [sic].

@ARUNSEKAR1111: Still can't believe that #NaMuthukumar has dead #Badnews huge loss of Tamil cinema [sic].

@RamyaNakendran: Deeply saddened and shocked to hear about #NaMuthukumar.. Gone too soon. Rest in poems, pattu ... [sic].

@Nixonnoel: #NaMuthukumar songs are not just words but emotion we will miss you Anna!! #RIPNaMuthukumar [sic].

@elango18990: RIP #NaMuthukumar sir. A great loss for Tamil film industry..Shocked to hear his demise..Always loved and never forgotten.. [sic].

@vicky_rockfort: RIP #NaMuthukumar sir. Your words gave us so much to remember and words are not enough to express the pain [sic].

@kailashganesh: #NaMuthukumar let god give strength to his family n the small kids . You have given so much to us through your songs and went soon from us [sic].

@SunderKonar: Heartfelt condolences to e family of #NaMuthukumar sir. Tamil cinema has lost one of its best poets. RIP [sic].