Abhijith started his career in late 1980s playing small roles in the movies. It was 1990 released College Hero that made him a successful villain. He played negative roles even after being a successful hero in the movies such as Muddina Maava, 'One Man Army, Vairi.
Abhijith has acted in more than 124 movies in Kannada film industry. Currently he is working on couple of untitled Telugu Projects.
Abhijith is the host of this popular show Aksharamale on Udaya TV. Aksharamaale (Kannada: ಅಕ್ಷರಮಾಲೆ) is a Singing Talent Show Kannada Language programme running from more than 15 years on Udaya Tv. Abhijith has been the Host of the show for 15years (1997-Present) with Co-Host& Singer Sangeetha Ravishankar & Anuradha Bhat.