Son of prominent actors Raj Babbar and Nadira Babbar, Aarya Babbar made his debut in 2002 with the movie Ab Ke Baras. Aarya earned the Star Screen Award nomination for Most Promising Newcomer - Male for his debut movie and has since then appeared in movies such as Guru (2007), Jail (2009), Tees Maar Khan (2010), Dangerous Ishq (2012), Joker (2012), Bangistan (2015), and Chalk and Duster (2016).
Aarya has also worked in several Punjabi movies: making his debut in 2010 with the movie Virsa. In 2014, the actor participated in the TV reality show Bigg Boss and was evicted on day 56. The following year, Aarya released his first screen novel `My fiancee, me & #IFu**edUp. Aarya has also written a comic book titled Puspak Viman. In 2017, he appeared in the Rajeev Walia`s movie Tera Intezaar. His 2020 release includes Gandhi Fer Aa Gea.