He was primarily into Punjabi films but tried his hands at Hindi movies too. He was a cousin of famous Bollywood actor Dharmendra and both were born in the same house at Phagwara.
Veerinder Singh originally famously referred to as Veerendra, made his debut with a film called Teri Meri Ek Jindri, which was released in the year 1975, which also featured Dharmendra. He was a very favored actor in the Punjabi films, in the 1980s decade. Some of his famous films were, Lambhardarni, Balbiro Bhabhi and Dushmani Dee Agg which were released after his death.
He also tried his luck at Hindi films and acted in films like Do Chehere and Khel Muqaddar Ka.