- Started his career by teaching art at Christian Arts and Communication Centre in Alwarpet.
- Worked as an art director for many movies and worked his way up to being assistant director.
- Made his directorial debut with the film Ulsavam (1975).
- Won the J.C. Daniel Award in 2014 for his contribution to the Malayalam film industry.
- A multi-award winner, added the Ernakulam District Pravasi Association Riyadh (EDPA) Lifetime Achievement Award to his belt in 2016, awarded to him for his contribution to the Malayalam film industry.