A terrorist attack in Mumbai's Trident Hotel on 26/11/2008 claimed the lives of his sister and her husband.
Starred in Raju Kher's shelved English film " Wow". Co starring Nandana Sen, Anupam Kher. This was in 2004.
Starred in the shelved film UTV Spotboy's Season's Greetings (2009).Starring Tabu, Sohail Khan, Shreyas Talpade,Jaaved Jaffrey,Aashish Chaudhary,Vatsal Seth,Amrita Arora,Shilpa Shukla,Saurabh Shukla,Arav Choudhry,Music by Pritam ,Produced by UTV Motion Pictures, Directed by Vicky Chopra. Season's Greetings was the story of one whole day filled with five male youngsters, and three female leads. Their stories begin on 30 December and end with sunrise on 1 January. The different stories culminate into one crazy New Year's party where everyone, having traveled differently so far, become one.
Satish Kaushik wanted to help launch Ashish in films. He took him to meet Subhash Ghai regarding a film he was producing. Arjun Sablok was to direct the film and Kareena Kapoor was signed to be the heroine. The film was eventually scrapped.
Shot 9 episodes of the TV serial Sara Akaash. When he signed the film Qayamat,the producers were nice enough to let him go.