Ramesh Gopaldas Sipahimalani, known as Ramesh Sippy, was born on 24th November 1947, in Bombay. He is an Indian film-maker, best known for directing the popular and critically acclaimed film Sholay. He used to visit the sets of the film Sazaa, his father’s, that is G.P.Sippy’s first film, when he was 6 years old. Ramesh's got his first chance, when he played Achala Sachdev's son in Shahenshah. He worked in both, the production and direction departments of his father’s films like Johar-Mehmood in Goa and Mere Sanam. He worked for 7 years as an assistant director.
Ramesh Sippy’s directorial debut was in Andaz (1971), starring Rajesh Khanna, Shammi Kapoor and Hema Malini. It was a huge hit. The movie and music are still remembered even today. Sippy’s 2nd direction was ...» read full biography