He graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 1992. While there he took on "Night" as his second name.
In 2015, he directed the pilot of the thriller/mystery series Wayward Pines.
He and his family immigrated to the U.S. when he was 6 weeks old. He married Bhavna Vaswani in 1993; they have children named Saleka, Shivani and Ishani.
He was the ghost writer for the rom com She's All That starring Freddie Prinze Jr.