This South Indian actor cum classical dancer entered the tinsel world with I. V. Sasi's 'Edanilangal' (1985), a Malayalam flick. His second film Hariharan's 'Nakakshathangal'(1986), in which he played a teenage lover, won a lasting impression among the Malayalam film viewers. The film introducing three debutants was a super hit and won rave reviews. Though films like 'Idavazhiyil oru kaalocha', 'Rithubhedam', 'Amruthamgamaya' (1987), 'Aaranyakam' (1988), 'Sargam' (1992), 'Ghazal', 'Kabooliwala' (1993), 'Parinayam' (1994) etc. gave Vineeth the recognition he craved for, his career didn't take off as expected. In Tamil, Vineeth managed to earn a place for himself with movies like 'Avarampoo' (1992), 'Kaathal Desam', 'Priyamana Thozhi, 'Bokshu-The Myth', among others. A very talented dancer, Vineeth has won Kalaprathibha award at the State schools youth festival. He has exhibited his dancing skills in several movies like 'Mazhavillu' (1999) and 'Chandramukhi' (2005) in Tamil, and is still pursuing his first love- dancing, under veteran danseuse Padma Subramaniam.