- Lived with his aunt who ran two cinemas attached to her house, where he learnt about the art of cinema.
- Despite winning critical acclaim with Socha Na Tha (2005), the film flopped at the box office.
- Cast real-life couple Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor opposite each other in Jab We Met (2007).
- Won the Filmfare Award for Best Dialogue in 2008.
- Founder of the production company Window Seat Films, through which he produced Highway (2014).