He entered the Kannada movie industry in the year 2003 with his debut movie Excuse me opposite to the famous actress Ramya. This movie was directed by Prem and was a big time blockbuster hit in Karnataka. However, his consequent movies such as green signal, Surya the Great, O Priyatama, Amrutavani, and Hettre Hennanne Herabeku were the flop attempts.
After a long gap, he performed in a movie Taj Mahal which brought a huge success to his career. He regained the momentum with the other movies like Krishnan Love Story and Krishnan Marriage story which were popular hit movies in the Sandalwood film industry. His latest movies Krishna Rukku and John Jani Janardan were the successful hits.
This great Actor was given the State award for the movie Krishna Leela as the best movie of the year 2015, which was produced by him for the first time.