Sonik Omi

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SonikOmi are an Indian composer duo consisting of Master Sonik and his nephew Omiji (Om Prakash Sonik). The duo are known for their work on Hindi film soundtracks.[1] Some of their best-known works are Bhakti Mein Shakti, Dharma, Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya (1966), Sawan Bhadon, Aabroo, and Raftaar.

Movies[edit]

As Composers

As playback singer[edit]

In 3 Bollywood movies Master Sonik worked as Playback Singer.

  • Ganga Aur Ranga - 1994
  • Bhakti Mein Shakti - 1979
  • Dhyanu Bhagat- 1978

In 6 Bollywood movies Om Prakash Sonik (Omi) worked as Playback Singer.

  • Ganga Aur Ranga - 1994
  • Chambal Ka Badshah - 1986
  • Zulm Ka Badla - 1985
  • Maan Gaye Ustaad - 1981
  • Bhakti Mein Shakti - 1979
  • Dhyanu Bhagat- 1978

Personal life[edit]

Master Sonik was a blind musician who hailed from northern India. He was the creative side of the duo, and Omi was in charge of business activities. Master Sonik and his wife Santosh had 4 children - Seema Sonik Alimchand, Sangeeta Sonik, Sandhya Sonik Mamik, and Sushma Sonik Kansara. He died on 9 July 1993 in Mumbai, India. His grand-nephew is composer Hitesh Sonik and singer Sunidhi Chauhan is his daughter-in-law.

Omprakash Sonik (Omiji) and his wife had 4 Children of which only 2 survived Som Sonik (married to Namrata Sonik) and Sudha Chadda (married to Rajendra Chadda). Som Sonik and Namrata Sonik have 2 children (Nikhil Sonik and Karan Sonik), Rajendra Chadda and Sudha Chadda have 2 children as well (Rishab Chadda and Shibani Chadda).

Omiji died on 7 July 2016 in Mumbai, India.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sonik-Omi : A Musical Struggle". Bollywood Legends. HindiLyrics.Net. 28 October 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2014.