- Started earning at the age of 15.
- His father changed their surname to Warsi after he came across a holy person.
- Won Indian Dance competition in 1991 and started his dance academy Awesome from the prize money.
- Finished 4th at the 1992 World Dance Championship in London, in the Modern Jazz category.
- Met his wife, Maria Goretti, when she auditioned for his dance troupe.
- Started his career as a choreographer for the title song of the film Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja (1993).
- Made his screen debut in Tere Mere Sapne (1996), which was produced by Amitabh Bachchan's production company.
- Won the Filmfare Best Comedian Award for Lago Raho Munna Bhai (2006).
- Chain smoker for 30 years, but gave up smoking on 1st October 2013, after his son gave a card asking him to quit smoking.