Well known for his work in Bengali and Oriya-language movies, he received Tarang Cine Awards for his performances in Hata Dhari Chalutha (2013) and Balunga Toka (2011) and received a Zee Cine Award for his part in Something Something (2012). After graduating from Christ University, Cuttack, he produced his film debut within the 2005 Ollywood feature I REALLY LIKE You. A politician in addition to an acting professional, he was elected to India’s Rajya Sabha (top parliamentary home) in 2014 as an associate from the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) party. He was created and elevated in Cuttack, Odisha, India. In 2014, he wedded celebrity Barsha Priyadarshini. He was created within the same yr as fellow Indian display celebrity Arya Babbar.