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Gopaldas Parmanand Sippy was born to a wealthy family in Hyderabad, in the Sind Province of what was then British India. He grew up and studied in Karachi (Pakistan), and earned a law degree. 

In 1947, after the partition of India and Pakistan, Mr. Sippy and his family moved to Bombay, leaving behind all their property and savings. 

He then opened a restaurant in Bombay. For a while, he sold carpets. He then moved on to the construction business and built some of the first apartment buildings in Bombay. It was while building a house for the Bollywood actor Nargis Dutt Nargis Dutt was indeed the first lady of Indian sc >> Read More... , that Mr. Sippy developed a passion for films. 

In 1995, he produced his first film “Marine Drive. That same year, he had another hit, “Adil-e-Jahangir,” starring Pradeep Kumar Pradeep Kumar was an actor who is well known for h >> Read More... , Meena Kumari Meena Kumari is a popular TV and film actress. She >> Read More... and Durga Khote Durga Khote is a legendary actress of Indian cinem >> Read More... . A series of successful romantic, social and musical films like “Shrimati 420,” “Chandrakant,” “Light House,” “Bhai-Bahen,” “Mr. India,” “12 O’Clock” and “ Andaz ‘Andaz’ was a TV series that was aired on Zee TV n >> Read More... ” followed, all produced and directed by Mr. Sippy. 

While making Brahmachari which had Shammi Kapoor Shammi Kapoor: - 'Elvis Presley' of India. >> Read More... in the cast, Mr Sippy and director Bhappie Sonie had some difference and the project was shelved off then. The financial problem also nail downed his interest in films and he wanted to quit film making. He even stalled his production film Bandhan, that had Rajesh Khanna Born as Jatin Khanna on 29th December 1942, the ch >> Read More... and Mumtaz as leading pair. Mr Sippy wanted to leave film industry and took a decision to run his own hotel in England. Later, the dispute was resolved, and Brahmachari and Bandhan got released and the film was declared a hit. 

Around this time, he asked his son Ramesh Sippy Ramesh Sippy is an eminent film director and he is >> Read More... to quit his studies in London School of Economic and help him to produce films. The father-and-son-duo made some of the memorable Hindi films like’’ Seeta Aur Geeta Seeta aur Geeta is an Indian Television drama seri >> Read More... ’’, which had Hema Malini Hema Malini is perhaps the only dream girl of the >> Read More... in double role with Sanjeev Kumar Sanjeev Kumar was born on July 9th, 1938 in Mumbai >> Read More... and Dharmendra. That movie was followed by “Sholay”, which broke all records in box-office in India. After the success of Sholay, the Sippys hoped to create another wonder with “ Shaan Shantanu Mukherjee is a very popular singer and kn >> Read More... ”, but it failed miserably. Sipply’s last movie was “Hamesha’’ in 1997, which had Kajol and Saif Ali Khan Saif Ali Khan is a film celebrity born to actress  >> Read More... in the lead. 

Along with Ramesh Sippy (director of Sholay), Sippy is survived by his another son, Ajit. He passed away when he was 93.

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