Dileep started his career as a mimicry artist. Then he became assistant to the director Kamal. From there it was the stepping stone to heights for him and never got a chance to turn back. It seems that he has got enough that he has decided to turn his attention to charity giving.
Sources say that he, along with his brother-in-law Madhu warrier, who is also an actor, has decided on giving charity to help the poor and needy. They have also decided to take up sponsorship of children of poor families. He will be starting a charitabletrust in the name of his father. Presently he has completed the shooting of Aagathan