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Filmmaker Shyam Ramsay of Ramsay Brothers passes away at 67

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Filmmaker Shyam Ramsay, of Ramsay Brothers fame, breathed his last today morning. He was one of the seven Ramsay brothers who were known for making cult classic horror films in the 70s and 80s. Shyam was 67.

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As per a report in PTI, Shyam died because of pneumonia. He was admitted to a suburban hospital. The filmmaker’s relative told the news agency, “He was hospitalised today morning as he was not feeling well so family members got him hospitalised. He passed away in hospital due to pneumonia.” 

Shyam and his brothers were known for making low budget horror films in the 70s and 80s which later on became cult classic. Shyam has films like ‘Bandh Darwaza’, ‘Veerana’ and ‘Purana Mandir’ to his credit. He had also directed the serial ‘The Zee Horror Show’ and thereby brought the genre to television as well. He also made a few episodes of ‘Saturday Suspense’, ‘X Zone’ and ‘Nagin’ for Zee TV.

Shyam was considered as the main artist and head of the Ramsay Brothers. The filmmaker has directed more than 30 films. Shyam had also written, produced and edited several films.

We offer our heartfelt condolence to the filmmaker’s family and friends.

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