- Made his acting debut with the Telugu film Vikram (1986), but his role in Ahuti (1988) is what made him famous.
- Managed to bag a brief role in the Bollywood movie Sooryavansham (1999).
- Won the Nandi Best Villain Award for his role in Nenu Ninnu Premisthunna (2002).
- Received the Nandi Best Supporting Actor Award for his role in Chandamama (2007).
- Worked as the general secretary of Movie Artistes' Association (MAA).
- Died from colon cancer.