- After being introduced to Mohit Suri, he agreed to assist him on his film Zeher (2005). They went on to collaborate on two further films.
- Made his directorial debut with Jannat (2008), a love story about a gambler, which he wrote himself.
- Esha Deol, his first choice for Jannat, backed out at the last minute, thus paving the way for Sonal Chauhan to play the lead.
- Opened the fine dining restaurant "Trikaya" in Pune in 2009.