Grew up in a family with strong ties to the film industry, his childhood friends were Aditya Chopra and Uday Chopra. Began his career in film as assistant director on Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge and Dil To Pagal Hai. Made his directorial debut with the comedy Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (2012). Initally planned to make Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana in Punjabi, but eventually decided it would also work well in Hindi, and thereby reach a larger audience too. Had to be encouraged by Anurag Kashyap to direct his own film.