- Worked in an advertising company before starting his work in film.
- Made his directorial debut with Hirer Angti (1992).
- His next film, Unishe April (1994), won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film.
- For Utsab (2001) and Abohoman (2010) he won the National Film Award for Best Direction.
- Only acted in a few films, one of which was Kaushik Ganguly's Arekti Premer Golpo (2011), where he portrayed a transgender filmmaker.