Egyptian producer Mohamed Hassan Ramzy dies of lung cancer

Published January 14th, 2015 - 03:34 GMT

Egyptian film producer, Mohamed Hassan Ramzy passed away in a hospital in London, after a battle with lung cancer.

Ramzy was head of Nasr Production and Distribution Company, which was founded and headed by his late father, the director Hassan Ramzy.

The company is behind the production of many iconic Egyptian films including Gharam El Efa’i (“Passion of Snakes”), El Gezira (“The Island”), and El Dealer.

Ramzy is also brother of artist Hoda Ramzy, and is the father of actor Sherif Ramzy, who is best known for his role in the film Agamista where he co-starred with Khaled Aboulnaga, and acoustic singer Hassan Ramzy (jr.), who is well-known within Cairo’s independent music scene.

 


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