In his long career, he has won two Filmfare awards - in 1984, he won the award for the best supporting actor for "Ardh Satya" and in 1991, the best villain trophy for his portrayal of a ruthless eunuch in "Sadak".
His other work includes "Mr. India", "Aankhen", "Ishq", "Coolie No. 1" and "Gupt: The Hidden Truth". Later, the actor shifted his focus on Marathi movies. His last Hindi film was "Bombay Talkies". "He has become more selective and these days he has been more into social work. He decided to do selective roles. In fact one of his Marathi films 'Dhanjarwada', will probably release this Friday. He is happy doing Marathi films," she said.