Filmmaker and cinematographer Gangu Ramsay passes away at 83

Filmmaker And Cinematographer Gangu Ramsay Dies At 83

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Cinematographer-filmmaker Gangu Ramsay, one of the seven Ramsay Brothers, is known for such cult horror films. Old mansion And basementHe died in a hospital here on Sunday morning, his family said. He was 83 years old.

According to family members, Gangu Ramsay was battling health problems for the past one month.

“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing away of Gangu Ramsay, one of the Ramsay brothers, legendary cinematographer, film maker, producer and second eldest son of FU Ramsay. He passed away today at 8 am, aged 83. After battling health problems for a month, he was admitted to Kokilaben Hospital,” the family said in a statement.

Gangu Ramsey is survived by daughter Geeta Ramsey and son Chander Ramsey.

The family informed that the last rites were performed at Oshiwara crematorium today at 2 pm.

Under the Ramsay Brothers banner, founded by patriarch FU Ramsay, Gangu Ramsay has given his creative vision to more than 50 iconic films, including “Veerana”, “Puraan Mandir”, “Bandh Darwaza”, “Do Ghaz Zameen Ke Nehle”, and “Khoj”. gave Starring Rishi Kapoor.

The Ramsey brothers became synonymous with the genre and produced B-grade films in the 1970s and 1980s, featuring zombies, vampires, werewolves, reanimated corpses and snowmen. The film was widely popular due to its unique blend of horror and erotica.

According to the book “In a Cult of Their Own: Bollywood Beyond Box Office” by Amborish Roychowdhury, the 1972 horror film “Do Ghaz Zameen Ke Nehle” was a good starting point for the Ramsay Brothers and the Indian horror film industry.

The film’s production department was divided between seven brothers – Kumar Ramsay wrote the screenplay, Kiran Ramsay handled the sound, Gangu Ramsay handled the camera, Keshu Ramsay assisted with cinematography, while Arjun Ramsay handled the work while doubling as the production singer. Production and editing. According to the book, Tulsi Ramsay and Shyam Ramsay were to direct the film.

Gangu Ramsay worked as cinematographer on Saif Ali Khan’s early film “Aashiq Awara”. He worked with Akshay Kumar in various “Khiladi” films like “Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi”, “Sabse Bada Khiladi”, “Mr and Mrs Khiladi” as well as veteran Kannada actor Vishnuvardhan.

The late cinematographer also worked in television with shows like “The Zee Horror Show”, “Saturday Suspense”, “X Zone” and “Naagin”. PTI KKP RDS RDS RDS

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