He was a finalist in Indian Idol Season 1 and has continued to be a singing sensation ever since. His solo album, Tanha was one of the most popular albums of the year.
After his successful stint as a musician, he forayed into acting when he signed his first television show, Kaisa Yeh Pyaar Hain in 2005. Since then, there has been no turning back as he proved his mettle by continuing to feature in many successful television shows which have been massively popular. He is however best known and most loved for his character of Dr. Abhimanyu Modi in the superhit youth show, Dil Mil Gaye.