He hails from Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India and he graduated from National School of Drama (NSD) in 1989 with a specialization in Acting and won the Best Actor Award. He has also done the Film appreciation course from FTII, Pune. Since then he has contributed substantially to the theatre, television and films. He has worked as visiting Faculty member in the various Theater workshops conducted by NSD in the various regions of India.

Later he joined the film and television industry to expand the horizon of his creativity and he ventured into Screen writing, direction and producing content and has successfully directed number of TV shows, documentary films, and music videos. During the course of his career he has worked with the eminent Theatre and Film personalities such as Pankaj Kapur, Nassirudeen Shah, Siddharth Basu, John Rotalic (Australia), Habib Tanvir, Fritz Banfit (Germany), Ratan Thayam etc.