Indrans is an actor and former costume designer. He started his film career as a costume designer in 1981. He started his acting career in the television serial Kaliveedu in Doordarshan. He got a breakthrough in 1994 to act in films with the comedy movie CID Unnikrishnan B.A., B.Ed. He has acted in over 350 films. Indrans was initially popular for his comedy roles, but he found great success in playing character roles in his later career.