He has pursued a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Udala college. After graduating Bachelor of Science, Papu moved to Bhubaneswar to pursue a career either in acting or singing.
Papu has acted over 15 Odia movies. Papu is a trained hindustani vocalist. He struggled initially to find a career.
First Papu started singing for Oriya album songs and gave voice for over 60 album songs which did not succeed.
In 2007 privately funded Oriya FM radio channels started opening their branches in Bhubaneswar. Papu got an offer from Radio Chokolate for self scripted laughter shows.
This brought huge popularity to him and helped to make this his career as a comedian. In 2009, Papu he joined Tarang television for the comedy shows "Excuse Maine Jaha Kahibi Sata Kahibi, "Phaltu Katha" and "Papu Beauty Parlour." Excuse Maine Jaha Kahibi Sata Kahibi" which became quite popular.
He had played 118 different characters in the comic serial "Excuse me" which earned him an instantaneous success, he crosses 250 characters he would apply for a Limca Book of Records.
Papu has been invited to perform at the 45th The Optical Society(Odisha Society of the Americas)convention to be held at Columbus, Ohio, United States of America from 3 to 6 July 2014. Papu has been invited to perform at the POCS(Prabasi Oriya Cultural Society, Chennai)Annual Day and Kartika Purnima Celebration 2014 to be held at Chennai, Tamil Nadu, on 16 November 2014. Politics
Papu joined politics and got a ticket from Biju Janata Dal for Champua Odisha Vidhan Sabha constituency for the assembly election 2014, beaten by the Former Congress Senior Leader and current independent M.L.A. candidate Mr.