Noted Music director Omi passes away

Noted music director Om Prakash Sonik passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra after a brief illness. He was 77.

He was composer part of the Sonik-Omi duo consisting of Master Sonik (a blind music director) and his nephew Omi.

About Omi

  • He was born and raised in Sialkot (now in Pakistan). His family had moved to India after Partition in 1947.
  • The Sonik-Omi team had given music to nearly 125 Bollywood movies in the 1950-1980s.
  • Some of their best-known works are Bhakti Mein Shakti, Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya (1966), Dharma, Sawan Bhadon, Aabroo, and Raftaar.

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