- Was part of a theatre group called The Theatre Club of Bangalore, which introduced him to the art of acting and directing.
- Won the TV show Gateway to Hollywood, following which he spent two months as an intern with producer Ashok Amritraj.
- Made the short film Reflections (2005), a silent film about unfulfilled dreams
- Made his full-length directorial debut with Shaitan (2011), for which he won a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Debut Director.
- Jury member of the India Film Project in 2013.