- Worked with directors Mukul Anand and Shekhar Kapur as a teenager, learning about the art of filming in the process.
- Eventually made directing debut with Jaanam (1992).
- Introduced stereoscopic 3D films to India.
- His film Haunted - 3D (2011) became the highest grossing Bollywood film of all time.
- Nominated for two Filmfare Best Director awards.