He completed his graduation from B.N.College, Patna.
His Hollywood assignments include, Return to Rajapur with Lynn Collins. Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain with Martin Sheen and Mischa Barton. He has also appeared in a number of Telugu, Tamil and Bhojpuri films.
He received critical acclaim for his work in Telugu film Vikramarkudu.
He did his schooling from Patna Collegiate School. He was very active in theatre during his college days in Patna.
He went on to join the Indian Peoples" Theatre Association (IPTA), Patna, in 1973. After 14 years of stage work and participating in national politics during the Jayaprakash Narayan Movement, he moved to Delhi to join the National School of Drama where he completed his Masters & Fellowship in Dramatic Arts.
He has appeared in a number of Hindi films.
These include Drohkaal, Kachche Dhaage, Aks, Yeh Dil, Soch and Shool. Apart from movies he has also worked on Hollywood assignments such as Return to Rajapur with Lynn Collins. Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain with Martin Sheen and Mischa Barton.
He has also appeared in a number of Telugu, Tamil and Bhojpuri movies.
He received critical acclaim for his work in Telugu version of Rowdy Rathore – Vikramarkudu. He has worked with veteran directors like Govind Nihalani, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Prakash Jha and Ram Gopal Varma, among others
Apart from being a well known face on Indian, Vineet is well respected by actors and directors of enviable stature. He received positive reviews for his work in Masaan and has been termed "Brilliant" for his role as a professional cremator.
Masaan was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival winning two awards.