Sohil is a winner of the prestigious Directors Guild of America(D.G.A) Student Award, 2018 for his thesis film 'Difficult People'. His films have been shown & won awards at festivals such as Palm Springs, Edmonton International, LA Asian Pacific, Flickers Rhode Island, LA Shorts, Bronzelens, Bentonville, New Filmmakers Los Angeles & 60 other film festivals around the world. Sohil is an alum of the University of Southern California(U.S.C) Film School with M.F.A in Film Directing.
Sohil has co-directed a feature film named 'Samir', funded and acquired by Warner Brothers Studios for distribution. Financing his education at USC was only possible for him with the help of numerous scholarships such as James Bridges Directing Scholarship and Edward Thomas Troutner Cinematography Scholarship.
Cinema of Satyajit Ray, Paul Thomas Anderson, Mira Nair, Barry Jenkins, and Alfonso Cuaron inspires him. Sohil wants to bridge the gap between east and west with thought-provoking, visually compelling and universally relatable stories which unite all of us as humans in the end.