Naushad has been working in publishing sector for the past 25 years. He started his career in Mulberry Books and also worked for Olive Books. He started his own publishing firm Pappiyon in 1999. At present, he works as publication manager of Mathrubhumi Books.
Thiruvezhuthukal, Kazantzakis: Jeevithavum Rachanayum and Rathriyude Manthrangal are his major books. He also edited Theevandi Paranja Kathakal and Mathrubhumi Aazhchapathipp Kathakal.