Director Shyam Ramsay Expired in Mumbai on Wednesday; he was 67. He had been suffering from pneumonia and passed around 5 am this morning,” his nephew Amit Ramsay affirmed to Indian Express.
Considered the leaders of terror genre in Hindi theatre throughout the 80s and 90s, the Ramsay Brothers made movies like Purana Mandir, Veerana, Do Gaz Zameen Ke Neeche, Band Darwaza, Purani Haveli, Andhera and Sabot. The last film made by these has been 2017’s, Koi Hai. The film created by Ramsay Brothers – Tulsi, Kumar, Shyam, Keshu, Arjun, Gangu and Kiran – are still held in high esteem for this day.
Shyam and brother Tulsi Ramsay was likewise accountable for its Zee Horror Show, which ran for nearly seven decades. Tulsi expired in December 2018. The brothers were famous for their low budget movies which blended horror and erotica and came to symbolize the genre for a long time.
Shyam Ramsay’s funeral will be held in Ville Parle crematorium today.