- Made his big screen debut in Ek Daav Bhutacha (1982).
- For his performance in Ratra Aarambh (1999) he won the Filmfare Best Actor Award - Marathi.
- Won the National Best Supporting Actor Award in 2008.
- In 2010 he received the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for his contribution to Indian theatre.
- Has written several children's books.