He is known for his roles in comedy films. One of his best performances in his later years were Naukar Biwi Ka, Sharaabi (1984) and Chameli Ki Shaadi, where he played a role that was pivotal for the movie. His role in Gopi with Dilip Kumar considered best in terms of acting. Critics still think he gave better performance in tragic seen in front of Dilip Sab. Once Dilip Kumar revealed the fact , I was only afraid once in my acting career and it was during Gopi when Omprakash ji's performance overshadowed mine.