Sajid started his career as lyricists. Salman Khan first heard their songs and recommended them to David Dhawan and he roped them in for Hum Kisise Kum Nahin (2002).Sajid first tasted success as lyricists with the song "M Bole Toh" from Munnabhai MBBS (2004).After that he got offer from Ram Gopal Varma for Shiva (2006) and thereafter he penned dialogues for Rohit Shetty's Sunday (2008) and Golmaal Returns (2008). The duo(sajid-farhad) made their directorial debut with Entertainment, a slapstick comedy film starring Akshay Kumar and Tamannah. The film released on 8 August 2014.The first video song "Johnny Johnny" was released on 9 June 2014 which depicted a desi version of the nursery rhyme "Johny Johny Yes Papa". Their next film Housefull 3 starring Akshay Kumar, Lisa Haydon and Nargis Fakhri is scheduled for release on 3 June 2016.