Indian professional and producer that has appeared in lots of Hindi movies and won several awards like the Filmfare Award in the Tamil Nadu Condition Film Awards. He was selected to represent India as its ethnic ambassador from Rajaram University, Kolhapur to Canada in 1988. He had taken a sabbatical from performing for eight a few months this year 2010 and journeyed to London where he had taken treatment for the knee damage and spent period with his family members. He wedded Sarita Birje in 1999 plus they had one young child jointly. His mentor continues to be movie director Mani Ratnam.