He started with modelling assignments and then shifted to serials like Bishabriksha in 1994-95 directed by Bishnu Palchowdhury in which he played Taracharan, Janani by Bishnu Palchowdhury in which he played Anil and Daughters Of The Century by Tapan Sinha in which he was cast in the roles of Champiya and Kadambini. In order to pursue a career in acting, Jeet left for Mumbai. He stayed there for five years without getting the breakthrough that he was looking for.
In a vacation coming back to Kolkata he started meeting directors and producers over here. In the meantime to pursue his acting he became associated with an organization- Prosenium Art Center.It was at this time that he acted in two English dramas-‘Arms And The Man’ and ‘Man At The Floor’. Thereafter he left for Mumbai again.He started giving regular auditions over there. In this process he came to meet a producer from South who cast him in the Telegu film, Chandu released in 2001. However, the film could not give him the required strike.
In October, 2001 when he was back to Kolkata once again he suddenly he received a call from Haranath Chakraborty to come up and meet him at NT1 Studio. The shooting of Saathi commenced from 15 January 2002 and with that film Jeet made a big splash on Bengali screen. The film created box office records.