Bhappi Sonie

Director, Writer, Producer, Assistant director, Dialogue writer


Bhappi Sonie (July 31, 1928 - September 5, 2001) was an Indian film director and producer, in Hindi cinema. He is best known for Shammi Kapoor hit films, Janwar (1965) and Brahmachari (1968), and also won Filmfare Award for Best Film.He started his career, assisting Raj Khosla in Milap (1955), C.I.D. (1956) and Solva Saal (1958), before making his directorial debut with Ek Phool Char Kaante starring Sunil Dutt and Waheeda Rehman.He died on September 5, 2001, while ungoing a heart bypass surgery at Nanavati Hospital, in Mumbai, at the age of 73.

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