Enrolled for an MCA degree, but got dismissed for not attending any classes. Started working with Mudra, where he was groomed to become an advertising professional. Left Mudra after 7 years to join Lowe Lintas. Made his directorial debut with the movie Cheeni Kum (2007). Won a National Film Award for being the Best Feature Film in Hindi for his film Paa (2009). Made his debut as a producer with the movie English Vinglish (2012). Currently serves as the Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of Lowe Lintas and Partners.