Kumar breathed his last at his residence in Hiranandani here, his eldest son Gopal said. Kumar was the son of producer FU Ramsay and the eldest of the seven brothers. His younger brothers Tulsi Ramsay and Shyam Ramsay passed away in 2018 and 2019, respectively.
The seven Ramsay brothers, namely, Tulsi, Kumar, Shyam, Keshu, Kiran, Gangu and Arjun started the horror film cult in India after they closely watched the audience’s reaction to their 1970 film ‘Ek Nanhi Munni Si Ladki’.
The brothers worked together for most of their careers and divided the various departments of filmmaking among them to produce movies. Kumar Ramsay handled the scripting, Gangu took care of the cinematography, Kiran Ramsay managed sound department, Keshu handled production, Arjun Ramsay took care of editing and Shyam Ramsay with Tulsi Ramsay handled the direction department.
Kumar is survived by wife Sheela and three sons, Raj, Gopal and Sunil.