- Moved to Chennai in 1988 to become an actor.
- Made his debut with a small role in Karthavyam (1991).
- Lived together with YVS Chowdary and Gunasekhar in the early 1990s.
- Won the Nandi Special Jury Award in for his performance in Nee Kosam (1999).
- Was awarded the Nandi Award for Best Actor for Neninthe (2008).