Got involved with the arts in Delhi, where he became one of the founding members of the Act One Theatre Group. Worked with the best ad agencies in the country and created several award-winning commercials before venturing into filmmaking. Made his directorial debut with the film Yahaan (2005), which won a special jury award in the Best Director category at the Osian Film Festival. It also won a silver at the first Mumbai International Film Festival. Started his own production house Red Ice Films in 1999, which he gave up in 2007. Runs another production house called Rising Sun Films, established in 2007, along with producer Arijit (Ronnie) Lahiri.