- Worked extensively in the advertising industry, having made more than 100 advertising films.
- Founded the production house Vivek Agnihotri Creates Pvt. Ltd. in 2002.
- Fell out with producer Anubhav Sinha during the filming of Zid (2014), due to the inclusion of several erotic scenes, unknown to Agnihotri.
- Taught a course on creative thinking at various colleges in India and the UK.