- Whilst at college, he won a silver medal at the Western Indian Championships in boxing.
- Made his full acting debut in English, August (1994).
- In 1998, was part of the first Indian national rugby team which took part in an international event.
- Was nominated for the Filmfare Best Villain Award for Thakshak (1999).
- Was appointed as one of Oxfam's global ambassadors in 2007, the first ever from the Eastern Hemisphere.
- Founder of the NGO The Foundation which battles discrimination.