The doyen of Tamil Islamic Literature Mr Syed Muhammad alias Hasan affectionately called by everybody as Syedna is no more. He is 87. He leaves behind three sons and three daughters.He has written a dozen historic novels and more than hundred short stories. Sindhu nadhikkaraiyinile was a novel written by him on the life history of Muhammad Bin Khasim, the first Muslim King of India was awarded by the Tamil Nadu Government.
He was well versed in Tamil, English, Urdu and Hindi. He has translated a lot of literary works in Tamil from other languages.
He was the Founder of Muslim Murasu a monthly magazine which celebrated its Golden Jubilee seven years ago. He was closely attached with Samarasam Tamil Fortnightly too.