Nair has been working in the television industry since 1982, and has been involved in numerous television series. He assisted Sriram Raghavan on Raman Raghav, A City, A Killer (1991), a docudrama based on serial killer Raman Raghav. He has also directed and edited three other docudramas based on serial killers and murderers Auto Shankar, Ranga Billa and Feroz Daruwalla.
- Auto Narayan (1995) (docu-drama)
- Sea Hawks (1996)
- Ahista Ahista (2006)
- Maharathi (2008)
- Ghost Ghost Na Raha (2010)