Points to Remember:
- Filmmaker Shyam Ramsay, one of the seven Ramsay brothers, passed away in a Mumbai hospital at the age of 67.
- He was suffering from pneumonia.
About Shyam Ramsay:
- Shyam Ramsay and his six brothers, together known as Ramsay Brothers in the Hindi film industry, started a mini cottage industry of small-budget horror films with scripts which wasted no time on non-essentials: the humans were just an excuse for the parade of colourful, crass otherworldly creatures.
- Shyam helmed movies like Andhera (1975), Saboot (1980), Purana Mandir (1984), Purani Haveli (1989), Dhund: The Fog (2003), Koi Hai (2017) among others.
- Shyam and Tulsi Ramsay pioneered the horror genre on Indian television too, giving us the first horror series – The Zee Horror Show which ran from 1993 to 2001.
Important Possible questions based on above News:
- Name the producer of the famous TV series ‘Zee Horror Show’, who died recently? Shyam Ramsay