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
Born 27 January 1976 Edit this on Wikidata (age 41)
Occupation Actor, film director Edit this on Wikidata

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 on 27 January 1976.[1] 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 former 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 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 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 next appeared in the movie Will You Marry Me? which released in 2012.[7][8]

Shreyas has produced a Marathi film, titled Poshter Boyz, under his home production banner, Affluence Movies.[9] The movie which released on 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 was remade in Hindi as Poster Boys and Shreyas made his directorial debut with this film which released on 8 September 2017.[11] The film stars Shreyas himself along with 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
Savarkhed: Ek Gaav Ajay Marathi
2005 Revati Chandu Hindi
Iqbal Iqbal Hindi
2006 Apna Sapna Money Money Arjun Fernandes Hindi
Dor Behroopiya Hindi
Aai Shappath..! Akash Mohan Ranade Marathi
2007 Aggar Dr. Aditya Merchant Hindi
Dil Dosti Etc Sanjay Mishra Hindi
Om Shanti Om Pappu Master Hindi
2008 Bombay To Bangkok Shankar 'Singh' Bhatawdekar Hindi
Welcome to Sajjanpur Mahadev Hindi
Golmaal Returns Laxman/Anthony Gonsalves Hindi
Dashavatar Narad Hindi
2009 Paying Guest Bhavesh Verma/Karishma Hindi
Aage Se Right Sub-Inspector Dinkar 'Dinu' Waghmare Hindi
2010 Click Avi Hindi
Hangman Ganesh S. Sathe Hindi
Help Dr. Aditya Motwani Hindi
Aashayein Himself Hindi
Golmaal 3 Laxman Hindi
Mirch Manjul/Neelkanth Hindi
2011 Teen Thay Bhai Fancy Gill Hindi
Hum Tum Shabana Karthik Iyer Hindi
2012 Will You Marry Me? Aarav Hindi
Housefull 2 Jai Hindi
Joker Babban Hindi
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
Wah Taj Tukaram Raosaheb Marathe Hindi
2017 Poster Boys Arjun (local goon) Hindi
Golmaal Again Laxman 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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