- Decided to become a filmmaker when he was 14 years old.
- Joined the Chingari theatre group in Delhi in 1983.
- Made his acting debut in Kumar Shahani's Khayal Gatha (1989).
- Financed Raghu Romeo (2003) through donations from friends and supporters.
- Winner of three National Film Awards, including the Best Feature Film in Hindi for Raghu Romeo (2003), which he wrote and directed.