Shreyas Talpade

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Shreyas Talpade
Shreyas Talpade at the audio release of Om Shanti Om in 2007.jpg
Talpade at the audio release of Om Shanti Om (2007).
Born (1976-01-27) 27 January 1976 (age 47)
EducationMithibai College
Years active1995–present
Deepti Talpade
(m. 2004)
ChildrenAadya Talpade
RelativesJayshree Talpade (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. He is better known for his role as Shah Rukh Khan's friend Pappu Master in Om Shanti Om (2007), the grand reincarnation melodrama of Farah Khan. He appeared in the comedies Golmaal Returns (2008), Welcome to Sajjanpur (2008), Golmaal 3 (2010), Housefull 2 (2012) and Golmaal Again (2017). Talpade also dubbed for Allu Arjun in the Hindi version of Pushpa: The Rise (2021).

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 Aabhal Maya, 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 reincarnation drama, Om Shanti Om, with Shah Rukh Khan, where he played the role of Pappu Master, the best friend of Khan's character. 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.

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.



As an actor[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Aankhen Mushtaq Chaiwala[13]
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[14]
Dashavatar Narad[15] Voice role
2009 Paying Guests Bhavesh Verma/Karishma[16]
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 and producer
Golmaal Again Laxman
2018 Bhaiaji Superhit Tarun Porno Ghosh
Simmba Himself Guest appearance in the song "Aankh Marey"
2019 Setters Apurva
2021 Speed Dial Kabir Short
2022 Kaun Pravin Tambe? Pravin Tambe
2023 EmergencyFilms that have not yet been released Atal Bihari Vajpayee Filming[17]
TBA Mannu aur Munni ki ShaadiFilms that have not yet been released Mannu Post-production[18]

As a dubbing artist[edit]

Title Actor Role Dub Language Original Language Original Year Release Dub Year Release Notes
The Lion King Billy Eichner Timon Hindi English 2019 2019[19]
Pushpa: The Rise Allu Arjun Pushpa Raj Hindi Telugu 2021 2021[20]


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Pachadlela Ravi
Savarkhed: Ek Gaon 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
2022 Aapdi ThaapdiFilms that have not yet been released TBA Filming


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Julalya Surel Tara N/A Cameo appearance
1997–1998 Damini Tejas
1998 Woh Ashutosh Dhar
1999–2000 Amanat Bala's Husband
2000 Gubbare
2001 Jaane Anjaane Pankaj Vashisht
2001–2002 Abhalmaya Nishant [21]
2002–2003 Avantika Abhishek Jahagirdaar
2002 Bedhund Manachi Lahar N/A Cameo appearance
2003-2004 Ek Hota Raja Jai
2013 Zhunj Marathmoli Host [22]
2015 Tumcha Aamcha Same Asta N/A Producer
2017 Partners Trouble Ho Gayi Double Himself Cameo appearance
2017 The Great Indian Laughter Challenge Judge
2019 My Name Ijj Lakhan Lakhan [23]
2018 Baby Come Naa Aditya Tendulkar [24]
2021 Teen Do Paanch Vishal Sahu [25]
2021–present Mazhi Tuzhi Reshimgath Yashvardhan (Yash) Choudhari Lead role[26]


Year Film Award Category Result Ref.
2005 Iqbal Filmfare Awards Best Male Debut Nominated [27]
2006 Zee Cine Awards Best Actor (Critics) Won [28]
2007 Dor Screen Awards Best Comedian Won [27]
2008 Om Shanti Om Filmfare Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated
International Indian Film Academy Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated
Zee Cine Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated
Stardust Awards Best Breakthrough Performance - Male Won
2021 Mazhi Tuzhi Reshimgath Zee Marathi Awards Best Actor Won [29]
Best Friend Won

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.[30]


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