Rose to fame in 2013 bringing to life Abu Ismail in the Indian docudrama The Attacks of 26/11. He then went on to become Saad Mallik in the biographical thriller Neerja.
His formative years were spent performing with the Shahjahanpur theatre before he enrolled at the Bhartendu Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2008.
In 2016, he made a cameo as the character Gandhi in the thriller Killing Veerappan.
He was born and raised in Shahjahanpur, but later moved to Mumbai.