He starred in 150 Indian films and took home a Best Actor Filmfare Award for Parinda in 1989. In 2007, he received a Special Honour Jury Award for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema.
He had an uncredited film role in Heera Panna in 1973.
He had film roles in Dhoom 3 and Zaalim Dilli in 2012.
He had a supporting role opposite Deepika Padukone in the 2013 film, Kochadaiyaan.