Actor and producer Sanjay Suri entered the industry through modeling in 1990 and was associated with big players in the advertisement world like Gillette, Nilkamal Furniture, Times of India, Philishave, and Nescafe. He made his debut in 1999 with Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi and acted in supporting roles in films like Tera Jadoo Chal Gaya (2000), Daman: A Victim of Marital Violence (2001), Filhaal (2002), and the musical Dil Vil Pyar Vyar (2002). However, it was not until he got a pivotal role in Jhankaar Beats (2003) that Suri was recognized as a versatile actor.
He further rose to fame after he played the role of an HIV positive homosexual in My Brother...Nikhil (2005). His other notable projects include Pinjar (2003), Bas Ek Pal (2006), Say Salaam India (2007), Heroine (2012), Nil Battey Sannata (2016), Hindi Medium (2017) and Dev DD (2017), before he associated with Raazi (20180. Co-founder of the production house Anticlock Films, he co-produced the film I Am with Onir, which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi and also the David Flint honorary award. The film was also screened at Cannes Film Festival in 2012. His 2019 release includes Khamoshi.