Director Shyam Ramsay died in Mumbai on Wednesday at the age of 67. The filmmaker was admitted at Criticare Hospital in Andheri from last few days and his nephew Amit Ramsay confirmed his death.
Shyam Ramsay’s funeral will be held at Ville Parle crematorium today.
Shyam was one of the seven Ramsay Brothers who introduced the horror genre in the Hindi film industry in the 1970s. He is survived by two daughters, Sasha and Namrata. His brother Tulsi Ramsay too had passed away in December last year.
Shyam along with his brother Tulsi pioneered the genre on Indian television too, giving us the first horror series – The Zee Horror Show which ran from 1993 to 2001.
Here’s looking at horror shows and films by the veteran director
- Purana Mandir
- Purani Haveli
- Zee Horror Show