- Had become a delinquent by the time he turned 10. The behaviour stopped only after his family reported him to the police after he stole a pair of shoes from a relatives place and got caught.
- Pretended to be Spiderman during his school days and got stitches on his chin trying to climb a drainage pipe.
- Failed his 10th grade exams three times.
- Began his career by hosting a television show called Main Bhi Detective in 1995.
- Ajay Devgn was his college mate.
- Wrote a column for the first time for the Indian newspaper DNA's Mumbai edition in 2015.