Popular actor who played a role in Monsoon Wedding and appeared in the critically acclaimed romantic thriller, Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster. He received additional fame for his roles in Jism and Jannat 2.
After a successful debut in Monsoon Wedding, he struggled for nearly a decade before having his breakout role.
He became a professional equestrian, winning the silver medal at a dressage event sponsored by the Equestrian Federation of India in Delhi.
His older sister, Dr. Anjali Hooda Sangwan, moved to the U.S. to practice cosmetic surgery. He also has a younger brother, Sandeep Hooda, who is a Software Engineer.
Mira Nair was the director of Moonsoon Wedding, which was his debut film appearance.