Most well known for long running role as Jai Sharma on Emmerdale, he has previously appeared in the acclaimed Prime Suspect and notable Holby City.
He first appeared on screen in 1990 on the series Children's Ward as J.J.
He had notable roles on Coronation Street as Vikram Desai and on the UK version of Shameless as Kash Karib.
His son Harry was born in 2013.
He appeared on the Emmy and Golden Globe winning show Prime Suspect, starring Helen Mirren.