- Made his debut in films with a role in Dastan-E-Laila Majnu (1974).
- Had taken exams many times for recruitment to armed forces but couldn't get selected.
- Married actress Anuradha Patel who is the granddaughter of legendary actor Ashok Kumar.
- Has adopted a daughter, Mariam, who lives in the United States.
- Had starred in the late filmmaker Lekh Tandon's last film Do Rahain (1997).
- Acted in a negative role in the serial Saans (1998) which wasn't approved by the Star Plus channel for almost a year due to its bold take on adultery and broken marriages.
- Co-acted with Kiran Joneja after a gap of 26 years in the serial Ek Nanad Ki Khushiyon Ki Chaabi... Meri Bhabhi (2014).
- Faced the ordeal of the disastrous September 2014 India-Paskistan floods while on a vacation with his family in Srinagar, Kashmir.
- Played the role of oldest character Hridayanath Shastri in the serial Dil Deke Dekho (2016).