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Veteran cinematographer Gangu Ramsay passes away at age 83 after long illness

Mumbai: On Sunday, Veteran Bollywood cinematographer Gangu Ramsay passed away at the age of 83. Gangu had been ill for a long time and his health problems had increased significantly in the last one month. He was admitted to Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai, where he died today at 8 am.

By: Priyanka Verma  Pardaphash Group
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Veteran cinematographer Gangu Ramsay passes away at age 83 after long illness

Mumbai: On Sunday, Veteran Bollywood cinematographer Gangu Ramsay passed away at the age of 83. Gangu had been ill for a long time and his health problems had increased significantly in the last one month. He was admitted to Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai, where he died today at 8 am.

Films Gangu Ramsay, one of the famous Ramsay Brothers, was the second eldest son of renowned cinematographer and filmmaker F.U. Ramsay. Like his father, Gangu Ramsay was also a great cinematographer who left a deep mark on the cinema world.

Gangu Ramsay’s career spanned decades as he worked on over 50 iconic films under the Ramsay Brothers banner, including classics like ‘Veerana’, ‘Purana Mandir’, and ‘Bandh Darwaza’, ‘Do Gaz Zameen Ke Neeche’, ‘Saamri’, ‘Tahkhana’, ‘Purani Haveli’, and ‘Khoj’ with Rishi Kapoor.

He worked with Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan on his debut film ‘Aashik Aawara’. Apart from this, she worked with Akshay Kumar in many great films, which include superhit films like Khiladi Ka Khiladi, Sabse Bada Khiladi, Mr. and Mrs. Khiladi.

Along with films, Gangu Ramsay also left a deep impression on TV. He worked in the medium of television with the ‘Horror Show’, ‘Naagin’, and ‘Zimbo’. His legacy extends beyond borders, having worked with renowned actors like Vishnu Vardhan in the southern film industry.

Apart from this, he also worked for ‘Saturday Suspense’. A couple of years back, Kumar Ramsay of the Ramsay Brothers died at the age of 85 after suffering a cardiac arrest. He had written the scripts for many films, including ‘Purana Mandir’, ‘Saaya’ featuring Shatrughan Sinha, and ‘Khoj’.

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