Aarya Babbar started his film career with Raj Kanwar's Ab Ke Baras, alongside Amrita Rao. He has worked with stalwarts like Mani Ratnam, Madhur Bhandarkar and Vikram Bhatt. Also, he appeared in films such as Yaar Annmulle, Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola and Ready. Aarya Babbar acted in the Bengali film Paapi in 2012, opposite Prosanjit, Pooja Bharti and Sayantika. The Hindi version Paapi released on 11 October 2013. In 2013, he also appeared in the Punjabi movie Heer and Hero, opposite Minissha Lamba.