Born and raised in Winnipeg, Canada, he was also part of a Canadian Hip Hop group- Frek Sho,. IshQ studied acting at the Roshan Taneja film studio and Madhumathi’s Academy in Mumbai. He also has movies like- Ugly Aur Pagli and Barsaat to his music credit. In addition to his acting career, IshQ has also hosted shows on Channel V, MTV and B4U. He has also been a participant of the reality TV show- Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao. The show is a concept of the British reality show-I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! (UK TV series). He has also starred in the TV series " Bollywood Hero" in the role of Girish. IshQ has produced written and sung music for movies like Shaadi Ke Side Effects, Besharam, Pyaar Ke Side Effects, Dhoom 2, Fight Club, Race, Mission Istanbul, Hello, Ugly Aur Pagli and Allah Ke Banday. Latest, he has sung the title song for Ranbir Kapoor starrer film "Besharam".He has also composed music for the TV series Travel India and Culture Shock. IshQ has also performed with known international artists such as Sean Paul, Rishi Rich, John Cena . His singles constitute Aye Hip Hopper,Daaku Daddy, Ishq De etc. His Saali Bitch, the single, was released online due to censor regulations . His latest Bollywood song for "Shaadi Ke Side Effects" (2014) sequel from "Pyaar Ke Side Effects".