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Film-maker Shyam Ramsay passes away at 67

One of the seven Ramsay brothers, he was known for films including 'Bandh Darwaza', 'Veerana'​.​

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Updated: Sep 18, 2019, 12.03 PM IST
Shyam Ramsay had directed over 30 films.
Director Shyam Ramsay, one of the seven Ramsay brothers, passed away, on Wednesday morning. He was 67.

The film-maker, known for cult horror films, was suffering from pneumonia and had been admitted in a hospital in Mumbai.

"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," a relative told news agency PTI.

He is survived by two daughters Sasha and Namrata.

Born on May 17, 1952, he directed over 30 films including 'Bandh Darwaza', 'Veerana'. He was also known for the TV series 'Zee Horror Show'.

Last year, Tulsi Ramsay, one of the other seven brothers, passed away in December.

The Ramsay Brothers were synonymous with horror films in Bollywood, having made a number of successful movies in that genre in the 1970s and 1980s.

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