Shreyas Talpade is one of the few actors of the Marathi film industry who has found success in both Marathi and Hindi film and television industries. The intense, as well as comic characters that he played, have created a trend. On his Birthday today, we tell you 5 such facts that will make you fall in love with this talented actor once again!
Shreyas Talpade was a heart-throb on television in the ’90s:
Shreyas Talpade is a theatre buff ever since his college days, his number of one-act plays and drama competitions landed him in the blockbuster horror series on television called Woh. He was a romantic lover boy and a charming young man in the favorite series of the young audience, Bedhund Manachi Lahar. His serials Damini and Avantika made him a household name.
Shreyas left for his debut film’s shoot a day after his wedding
Shreyas and his wife Deepti had a filmy love story. They met at Deepti’s college gathering and became friends. When they fell in love and finally decided to get married, Shreyas was auditioning for Nagesh Kukunoor’s Iqbal. His shoot was scheduled to commence a day after his wedding and unfortunately, he had to leave his wife alone and leave.
His acting in his debut film ‘Iqbal’ won the team a National Award
All the sacrifice and hard work paid off when Shreyas proved he is a talent! His acting in ‘Iqbal’ fetched the film a National Award for ‘Best Film on Other Social Issues’. We can say a dedicated actor and a husband proved himself!
His dogs love him so much, they can’t eat without him
Shreyas loves animals and they love him back. Knight and Don even visit Shreyas on film sets to join him for lunch because they cannot eat without their best friend. A proud parent of two dogs, Shreyas sets an example of an animal lover!
He redefined parenting for men!
An actor's job has erratic schedules and demanding hours of work. Shreyas is one of the very few actors who started by taking equal responsibility in parenting although he had a tough job. His love for his wife and daughter just melts our hearts.
After impressing everyone with his role as a deaf and mute cricketer in Nagesh Kukunoor’s sports drama Iqbal, Shreyas didn’t look back. He shined in many films of Bollywood like Dor, Om Shanti Om, Welcome to Sajjanpur, Golmaal Returns, Golmaal 3, Housefull 2, Great Grand Masti, Poster Boys, and Golmaal Again. Shreyas was last seen in ‘Baji’, a film about Marathi superhero.
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