- Went to school with Rajesh Khanna.
- Mostly starred in Hindi remakes of South Indian films, often playing alongside Sridevi or Jaya Prada.
- Awarded the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003.
- Acted as judge on Indian dance TV program Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (2008).
- Received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Indian cinema's highest award, in 2014.