- He made his acting debut on television through a Mumkin series role of Vijay Pandey in 1996.
- He also starred in Ek Se Badh Kar Ek of Doordarshan, a Bollywood comedy countdown.
- He got his break in the movies through Dastak as ACP Rohit Malhotra in the same year who also presented Miss Universe Sushmita Sen.
- He has appeared in several films such as Qila (1998), Wajood (1998), Kohram (1999) and Mujhe Meri Biwi Se Bachaao (2001).
- He has appeared in several television series in the 2000s such as Kahin Diyaa Jale Kahin Jiyaa (2001), Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii (2003), Pyar Zindagi Hai (2003) and Kabhi Kabhii Pyaar Kabhi Kabhii Yaar (2008).
- He has played supporting roles in such films as Yamla Pagla Deewana (2011), Son of Sardaar (2012), R ... Rajkumar (2013) and Jai Ho (2014).
- He was also host to Fear Factor India of Season 1.
- He received the 7th Amrish Puri Award, for excellence in acting for his role in Yamla Pagla Deewana.