His first television role came in 1982, in the BBC TV series Angels in which he appeared as a character named Salim for two episodes - none consecutive. He then had minor in the television movie Good at Art in 1983. After that, he went on to pursue minor roles in other television series' and mini-series' in shows The Far Pavilions, The Jewel in the Crown, Mitch, Murder of a Moderate Man and Boon before landing a part in another television movie production in 1987 while juggling his career on EastEnders.
After EastEnders, Ghani went on to other productions in other high-profile shows such as The Bill, Doctors, Dracula and The Royals - which was also his last known contribution to television. However, he appears in a production which is currently under the process of being created called Badla and is set to be released at some point 2019.