Well-known for his roles within the Indian television series Byomkesh Bakshi, C.We.D., Naya Daur, and Rishtey, Shrivastava can be known for his film assignments in Dil se Pooch Kidhar Jaana Hai; Naalai; and Aalwar. After graduating from Allahabad School, Srivastav, he performed in a number of professional Delhi theatrical productions. In 1994, he produced his display screen debut within the film Bandit Queen. He performed the function of Inspector Khandilkar within the 1998 Hindi criminal offense thriller Satya. He was raised in Allahabad, India, and afterwards resolved in Mumbai. He co-starred with Dayanand Shetty within the Sony Entertainment detective series C.We.D. (Criminal offense Investigation Section).