Shreyas Talpade

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Shreyas Talpade
Shreyas Talpade at the launch of 'Its Only Cinema' magazine 05.jpg
Talpade at the launch of Its Only Cinema magazine in 2012
Born (1976-01-27) 27 January 1976 (age 41)[1]
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Occupation Actor
Years active 2000–present

Shreyas Talpade (born 27 January 1976) is an Indian actor who appears in Marathi and Hindi films.

Early life[edit]

Talpade was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He attended Shree Ram Welfare Society's High School in Andheri-West. He is married to Deepti Talpade, a psychiatrist.[2] Shreyas met his wife Deepti when he went to her college as a celebrity (he was doing the serial Aabhal Maya then). She was the general secretary. His aunts Jayshree T. and Meena T. are Bollywood actresses.


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 (1997) 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. Fame arrived after he made his Bollywood debut in Nagesh Kukunoor's Iqbal which was written by Vipul K Rawal[3] in which he played the role of a deaf & mute youngster aspiring to be a cricketer.[4] The film and his performance were well received by both audiences and critics.[5] His next film was Nagesh 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.[6]

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 Nagesh Kukunoor's cross-cultural comedy film, Bombay To Bangkok. He also produced a Marathi film, Sanai Chaughade, which was released the same year. His most recent movies are 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 was also seen in the movie Will You Marry Me? which released in 2012.[7][8]

Shreyas has produced the Marathi film, titled Poshter Boyz, under his home production banner, Affluence Movies.[9] The movie was released in 1 August 2014, was launched by Bollywood veteran Subhash Ghai.[10] The film is directed by Sameer Patil and the music for it is composed by Lesle Lewis.

The Marathi film Poshter Boyz will be remade in hindi as Poster Boys and Shreyas will be making his directorial debut with this film which is set to release in 2017.[11] The film stars Shreyas himself alongwith Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol.


Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Language
2000 Nidaan Hindi
2002 Aankhen Chaiwallah (tea seller) Hindi
2003 Raghu More: Bachelor of Hearts Hindi
2004 Pachadlela Ravi Marathi
2004 Savarkhed: Ek Gaav Ajay Marathi
2005 Revati Chandu Hindi
2005 Iqbal Iqbal Hindi
2006 Apna Sapna Money Money Arjun Fernandes Hindi
2006 Dor Behroopiya Hindi
2006 Aai Shappath..! Akash Mohan Ranade Marathi
2007 Aggar Dr. Aditya Merchant Hindi
2007 Dil Dosti Etc Sanjay Mishra Hindi
2007 Om Shanti Om Pappu Master Hindi
2008 Bombay To Bangkok Shankar 'Singh' Bhatawdekar Hindi
2008 Welcome to Sajjanpur Mahadev Hindi
2008 Golmaal Returns Laxman/Anthony Gonsalves Hindi
2008 Dashavatar Narad Hindi
2009 Paying Guest Bhavesh Verma/Karishma Hindi
2009 Aage Se Right Sub-Inspector Dinkar 'Dinu' Waghmare Hindi
2010 Click Avi Hindi
2010 Hangman Ganesh S. Sathe Hindi
2010 Help Dr. Aditya Motwani Hindi
2010 Aashayein Himself Hindi
2010 Golmaal 3 Laxman Hindi
2010 Mirch Manjul/Neelkanth Hindi
2011 Teen Thay Bhai Fancy Gill Hindi
2011 Hum Tum Shabana Karthik Iyer Hindi
2012 Will You Marry Me? Aarav Hindi
2012 Housefull 2 Jai Hindi
2012 Joker Babban Hindi
2012 Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal Johnny Belinda Hindi
2013 Poshter Boyz Chief Minister Marathi
2014 Entertainment Johnny Hindi
2015 Baji Baji Marathi
2016 Great Grand Masti Babu Rangeela Hindi
2016 Wah Taj Tukaram Raosaheb Marathe Hindi
2017 Typecaste Hindi
2017 Poster Boys Hindi


Marathi serials
  • Aabhalmaya (Season #1) as a Nishant.
  • Damini as Tejas.
  • Avantika as Abhishek Jhagirdaar.
  • Bedhund Manachi Lehar
  • Gubbare
  • Amanat as Bala's husband / beggar
  • Woh as Ashutosh (Younger role)
  • Tumcha Amcha Same Asta (Producer)



  1. ^ Deshmukh, Gayatrieee (27 January 2014). "Shreyas Talpade to celebrate his birthday with family". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "Shreyas Talpade -I'm madly in love with Katrina Kaif...". Filmfare. 9 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Did Kukunoor steal Rawal's script?". Times of India. 2 September 2005. 
  4. ^ "From Iqbal to Behrupia". Rediff. 20 September 2006. 
  5. ^ " At home with Shreyas Talpade". Retrieved 2011-11-30. 
  6. ^ "Shreyas Talpade on Dor". 2004-12-31. Retrieved 2011-11-30. 
  7. ^ Vijayakar, Rajiv (18 November 2007). "Films, fame, etc". Deccan Herald. Archived from the original on 18 November 2007. 
  8. ^ "Shreyas Talpade". Stardust. 16 November 2007. Archived from the original on 29 December 2007. 
  9. ^ "I was always game for Marathi films — Shreyas Talpade". Sakal Times. Retrieved 2014-01-05. 
  10. ^ "Subhash Ghai launches Shreyas Talpade's Marathi venture". Retrieved 2014-01-05. 
  11. ^ Poster Boys First Look

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