Shreyas Talpade

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Shreyas Talpade
Shreyas Talpade at the audio release of Om Shanti Om in 2007.jpg
Talpade in 2007
Born (1976-01-27) 27 January 1976 (age 45)
Bombay, Maharashtra, India
(present-day Mumbai)
EducationMithibai College
Years active2000–present
Deepti Talpade
(m. 2004)
  • Bhupesh Talpade (father)
RelativesJayshree T. (aunt)
Meena T. (aunt)

Shreyas Talpade (born 27 January 1976) is an Indian actor, film director and producer who appears in Hindi and Marathi films. He has appeared in several critically and commercially successful films including the reincarnation melodrama Om Shanti Om (2007) and the comedies Golmaal Returns (2008), Golmaal 3 (2010), Housefull 2 (2012) and Golmaal Again (2017). His best-known film is Iqbal (2005).

Early life[edit]

Shreyas Talpade was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra on 27 January 1976.[1] His father is the brother of actresses Meena T. and Jayshree T. (full name "Jayshri Talpade"). Shreyas attended Shree Ram Welfare Society’s High School in Andheri West followed by Mithibai College in Vile Parle. He is married to Deepti Talpade, a psychiatrist.[2][3]


Talpade began his acting career appearing in Marathi soap operas and doing stage shows across Maharashtra. He also appeared in the Zee TV soap opera Woh (1998) in which he was the main lead. He has also acted in mini-serials for the production "Adhikari Brothers". His role, in a very popular Marathi serial Damini, as the character Tejas was very popular among Marathi audiences. He also appeared in Jaane Anjaane (2001) aired on doordarshan where he played the role of a son who dislikes his father because he felt that his father was the reason for his accident. Viewers liked the content of the same. Fame arrived after he made his Bollywood debut in Nagesh Kukunoor's Iqbal which was written by Vipul K Rawal[4] in which he played the role of a deaf & mute youngster aspiring to be a cricketer.[5] The film and his performance were well received by both audiences and critics.[6] His next film was Kukunoor's Dor in which he played the comic role of a behroopiya, a man with many disguises. This film was also well received by critics.[7]

In 2006, he starred in the comedy, Apna Sapna Money Money and in 2007, he starred in Farah Khan's blockbuster movie, Om Shanti Om, with Shah Rukh Khan, where he played the role of Pappu Master. In 2008, he was seen in Kukunoor's cross-cultural comedy film, Bombay To Bangkok. He also produced a Marathi film, Sanai Chaughade, which was released the same year. He also did movies like Shyam Benegal's Welcome to Sajjanpur, along with Golmaal Returns and Sangeeth Sivan's horror flick, Click. Shreyas was also seen in the horror film, Help. Shreyas next appeared in the movie Will You Marry Me? which released in 2012.[8][9]

Shreyas has produced a Marathi film, titled Poshter Boyz, under his home production banner, Affluence Movies.[10] The movie which released on 1 August 2014 was launched by Bollywood veteran Subhash Ghai.[11] The film is directed by Sameer Patil and the music for it is composed by Lesle Lewis.

The Marathi film Poshter Boyz was remade in Hindi as Poster Boys and Shreyas made his directorial debut with this film which released on 8 September 2017.[12] The film stars Shreyas himself along with Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol.



Year Title Role Notes
2005 Revati Chandu
Iqbal Iqbal
2006 Apna Sapna Money Money Arjun Fernandes
Dor Bahuroopiya
2007 Aggar Dr. Aditya Merchant
Dil Dosti Etc Sanjay Mishra
Om Shanti Om Pappu Master
2008 Bombay To Bangkok Shankar 'Singh' Bhatawdekar
Welcome to Sajjanpur Mahadev Kushwaha
Golmaal Returns Laxman/Anthony Gonsalves
Dashavatar Narad
2009 Paying Guests Bhavesh Verma/Karishma
Aage Se Right Sub-Inspector Dinkar 'Dinu' Waghmare
2010 Click Avinash "Avi" Mehra
The Hangman Ganesh S. Sathe
Help Dr. Aditya Motwani
Aashayein Himself Guest Appearance In The Song "Ab Mujhko Jeena"
Golmaal 3 Laxman
Mirch Manjul/Neelkanth
2011 Teen Thay Bhai Fancy Gill
Hum Tum Shabana Karthik Iyer
2012 Will You Marry Me? Aarav
Housefull 2 Jai Babani
Joker Babban
Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal Johnny Belinda
2014 Entertainment Johnny Cameo
2016 Great Grand Masti Babu Rangeela Cameo
Wah Taj Tukaram Raosaheb Marathe
2017 Poster Boys Arjun Singh Also Director & Producer
Golmaal Again Laxman
2018 Bhaiaji Superhit Tarun Porno Ghosh
Simmba Himself Guest Appearance In The Song "Aankh Marey"
2019 Setters Apurva
The Lion King Timon (Voice)
2021 Speed Dial Kabir Short film


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Pachadlela Ravi
Savarkhed Ajay
2006 Aai Shappath..! Akash Mohan Ranade
Bayo Vishwanath
2008 Sanai Choughade Aniket
2014 Poshter Boyz Chief Minister Also Producer
2015 Baji Baji/Chiddvilas(Chidu)/Akash


  • Julalya Surel Tara Ref: DD Sahyadri (Seen Telecasted on 10 Jul 2021 btwn 01:30 pm -04:30 pm)
  • Abhalmaya (Season 1) - Nishant
  • Damini - Tejas.
  • Avantika - Abhishek Jhagirdaar.
  • Bedhund Manachi Lehar
  • Gubbare
  • Amanat - Bala's Husband/Beggar
  • Tumcha Amcha Same Asta (Producer)
  • Mazhi Tuzhi Reshimgaath - Yashwardhan 'Yash' Chaudhari


Public image[edit]

In a series of sting operations carried out by Cobrapost code-named Operation Karaoke, Shreyas Talpade has been named as one of many celebrities who can be seen agreeing to promote the agenda of parties on social media platforms in exchange for money, on camera.[13]


  1. ^ Deshmukh, Gayatrieee (27 January 2014). "Shreyas Talpade to celebrate his birthday with family". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 5 August 2017. Retrieved 17 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Shreyas Talpade -I'm madly in love with Katrina Kaif...". Filmfare. 9 August 2012. Archived from the original on 13 August 2012. Retrieved 12 September 2012.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 8 May 2018. Retrieved 8 May 2018.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Did Kukunoor steal Rawal's script?". Times of India. 2 September 2005. Archived from the original on 2 November 2015. Retrieved 12 September 2012.
  5. ^ "From Iqbal to Behrupia". Rediff. 20 September 2006. Archived from the original on 4 September 2014. Retrieved 12 September 2012.
  6. ^ " At home with Shreyas Talpade". Archived from the original on 15 September 2007. Retrieved 30 November 2011.
  7. ^ "Shreyas Talpade on Dor". 31 December 2004. Archived from the original on 13 November 2007. Retrieved 30 November 2011.
  8. ^ Vijayakar, Rajiv (18 November 2007). "Films, fame, etc". Deccan Herald. Archived from the original on 18 November 2007.
  9. ^ "Shreyas Talpade". Stardust. 16 November 2007. Archived from the original on 29 December 2007.
  10. ^ "I was always game for Marathi films — Shreyas Talpade". Sakal Times. Archived from the original on 23 December 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2014.
  11. ^ "Subhash Ghai launches Shreyas Talpade's Marathi venture". Archived from the original on 6 January 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2014.
  12. ^ "Poster Boys First Look". Archived from the original on 19 December 2017. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  13. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 26 February 2019. Retrieved 26 February 2019.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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