UPDATED: July 8, 2021, 01:45 PM IST
Screenwriter and filmmaker Kumar Ramsay, known for penning some of Ramsay Brothers’ horror films, passed away on Thursday following a cardiac arrest. He was 85.
Kumar’s nephew Amit Ramsay confirmed the news of his demise. He said, “Kumar Ramsay was the eldest among the Ramsay Brothers, namely Tulsi Ramsay, Shyam Ramsay, Gangu Ramsay, Keshu Ramsay, Kiran Ramsay and Arjun Ramsay. He suffered a cardiac arrest this morning and died around 5:30 am at his home in Hiranandani in Mumbai. He was 85.”
Kumar Ramsay penned some of Ramsay Brothers’ horror films, including Purana Mandir (1984), Khoj (1989) and Saaya (1989). He also bankrolled films like Aur Kaun? (1979) and Dahshat (1981).
Kumar Ramsay is survived by his wife Sheela and three sons, Raj, Gopal and Sunil.
Filmmaker Kumar Ramsay, known for penning most of the Ramsay Brothers’ horror films including Rishi Kapoor-starrer ‘Khoj’, passed away on Thursday due to cardiac arrest. He was 85. Kumar breathed his last at his residence in Hiranandani here, his eldest son Gopal said.