Raj N. Sippy
6 March 1948
Raj N. Sippy (born 6 March 1948) also known as Raj Sippy, is an Indian film director and producer working on Bollywood films.He was very prominent in the 1980s, with successful films, like Inkaar , Satyamev Jayate and Mahaadev with Vinod Khanna, Satte Pe Satta with Amitabh Bachchan, then Boxer and Baazi with Mithun Chakraborty He directed Satyamev Jayate , the come back film of Vinod Khanna after his Osho stint.
He has also directed Akshay Kumar's debut film Saugandh and Sanjay Dutt - Jeetendra starrer Thanedaar .
Sippy directed the unsuccessful Jimmy , Mimoh Chakraborty's launch pad. Consequently, his other film featuring Mimoh, Hamilton Palace , is still unreleased.
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Satyamev Jayate is a 1987 Bollywood action film, directed by Raj N. Sippy, starring Vinod Khanna and Meenakshi Sheshadri in the lead roles. The other cast members include Madhavi, Anita Raj, A. K. Hangal, Renu Joshi, Alankar, Neeta Puri, Saahil Chadha, Satyen Kappu,Sudhir Dalvi, Vinod Mehra, Shakti Kapoor and Anupam Kher.
Mahaadev is a 1989 Indian Hindi-language film directed by Raj N. Sippy, starring Vinod Khanna, Raj Babbar, Meenakshi Seshadri, Sonu Walia, Shakti Kapoor and Anupam Kher. The film score and soundtrack were composed by Ilaiyaraaja.
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