Baburaj started his career as actor a junior artist. His debut in Malayalam was Bheesmacharya (1994) directed Cochin Haneef, where he played a notorious villain . He also acted as a villain in Hindi movie Hulchul, which was a remake of the Malayalam blockbuster Godfather. He produced four [Malayalam] movies and one Tamil movie.
In 2009, he debuted as a director in the Malayalam movie “Black Dalia” starring Suresh Gopi. He has directed a movie named Manushyamrugam, starring Prithviraj Sukumaran and his wife producing the movie.
In 2011, he did a comedy role in Salt N’ Pepper directed by Aashiq Abu. His performance was well noted along with others.