- Made his film debut in Ram Gopal Varma's Company (2002), which won him the Filmfare awards for Best Male Debut and Best Supporting Actor.
- Whilst most of his films have been in Hindi, he made both his Telugu and Tamil debut in 2010.
- Was inspired by Kareena Kapoor to take up a vegetarian diet.
- Has made PETA's list of Sexiest Vegetarians several times.
- Dubbed Jamie Foxx' character in the dubbed Hindi version of The Amazing Spider Man 2 (2014).