Along with friend and co-star Ranvir Shorey, he was the host of the successful talk show Ranvir Vinay Aur Kaun? which aired on Star TV. They also co-hosted a perhaps lesser-known show "House Arrest" on Channel V. They hosted a show called "Duniya Goal Hain" on ESPN-STAR (with co-anchors like Andy Panders) during the 2006 World Cup in Germany.
Pathak acted in the critically acclaimed movie Johnny Gaddaar and the hit movie Aaja Nachle. His work in Khoya Khoya Chand, made by the acclaimed director Sudhir Mishra, has been appreciated.