- Was a state level badminton player.
- Moved to Mumbai in 1991 with the plan of starting an ad agency.
- Made his big screen debut in Oh Darling! Yeh Hai India! (1995).
- Took Bengali lessons for his role in Shadows of Time (2004).
- For his performance in Murder 2 (2011) he won the Screen Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role.