Imtiaz first directed 'Purushetra' for Zee TV and 'Imtihaan' for Star Plus. After seven years on TV, he made his Bollywood directorial debut with 'Socha Na Tha' in 2005. It didn't do too well at the box office but it was well acclaimed. His next film, the Kareena Kapoor-Shahid Kapoor starrer 'Jab We Met' was a huge blockbuster. Next, he directed 'Love Aaj Kal' starring Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone. He is also directing the much talked about 'Rockstar', which stars Ranbir Kapoor and newcomer Nargis Fakhri.