Sohil is a writer and director based in Pune and Los Angeles. He has won the Grand Prix for Best Short Film at the Melbourne International Film Festival for his film Murmurs of the Jungle and the Directors Guild of America's Award for his thesis film 'Difficult People. Sohil's films have been screened at more than 90 International Film Festivals such as Rotterdam, Melbourne, Chicago, Raindance, Athens(AIFVF), IFFI(Indian Panorama), Palm Springs, Rhode Island, Bogota Shorts, Edmonton, LA Asian Pacific, Kerala (IDSFFK), Newyork Indian Film Festival etc. Sohil is a BAFTA Fellow for their newcomer's program in Los Angeles. He graduated from the University of Southern California(USC) Film School with MFA in Film/TV Directing.
At USC, Sohil was chosen to co-direct an episode for a Warner Brothers Studios-funded project, 'Samir'. Financing his education was only possible for him with the help of numerous scholarships such as the James Bridges Directing Scholarship and Edward Thomas Troutner Cinematography Scholarship. Sohil is currently working on making his first feature film.