Those who follow Bollywood movies are accustomed to the character ‘Iqbal,’ which follows the story of a mute and deaf, rookie Indian bowler’s attempt to achieve recognition, and be one of the prestigious XI, that represent the country in cricket. The character, which goes by the same name of Iqbal, was portrayed by none other than Shreyas Talpade, who is an Indian actor. Shreyas is a Mumbaikar, who pursued his schooling from Shree Ram Welfare Society. The inception of his career began with Marathi television serials, and numerous stage plays across the state. Shreyas was famous for his role in the Marathi soap opera, Aabhal Maaya. In the year 1997, he pocketed a crucial role as a child actor in the Zee TV produced television serial “ Woh.” Talpade played the role of a young Ashutosh Gowarikar. He is also ostentatious for his roles in the mini soap operas produced by Adhikari Brothers, and his role as “ Tejas,” in the Damini. The character of Tejas, transformed Talpade, into a well-known Marathi household name. Shreyas began his movie venture with cameos in Nidaan, Raghu More, and Aankhen. He pocketed a major role in the Marathi horror-comedy, “Pachadlela.” The movie catapulted Talpade’s career, and he managed to attract the attention of various directors in the Marathi film industry. In 2005, he auditioned for the role of a deaf and mute, young cricket aspirant in Nagesh Kukunoor’s film titled “Iqbal.” Talpade reportedly stated that he honestly didn’t expect to grab the lead role in Kukunoor’s venture. The movie was a huge hit at the box office, and Shreyas was also nominated for a Filmfare Award in the Debut category.

As a result of this Bollywood launch pad, Talpade, later on, starred in Hindi movies such as Apna Sapna Money Money, Dor, Dil Dosti Etc, Aggar, Golmaal Returns, Om Shanti Om, Bombay to Bangkok, Welcome to Sajjanpur, just to name a few. He was twice nominated for Filmfare Awards in the category of Best Supporting Actor, for Om Shanti Om and Golmaal returns. Talpade received accreditation in the form of a Stardust Award for Breakthrough Performance in Om Shanti Om. He also acted in movies such as Paying Guest, Aagey Se Right, Hum Tum Shabana, Joker, Teen Thay Bhai, Help, Will You Marry Me, Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal, Dostana 2, and the Marathi film “Baji.” Talpade met his wife Deepti, when the former attended her college function as a celebrity guest, followed by which the two, tied the knot after getting to know each other well in a few months.

Shivang Oza Anirudh Hindi Actor

Shivang Oza Anirudh

Shivang Oza Anirudh is a Hindi Actor, and he is famous for his role in, Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara. He was born on 10 November, 1986. He went to Pragna Pramod Vidyalaya and an MBA post graduate in Sales and Marketing from Shah N.H Commerce College, Valsad. His hometown is Killa Pardi, and now he is settled in Mumbai. While he was in college, he used to act in plays with talented director, Jignesh Patel. Later, he settled in Mumbai and acted in many plays with famous personalities like Jayadeep. Shivang Oza appeared in the Tamil and Hindi versions of ‘Zanjeer’. In 2010, he also played a character of a young boy, Bansi, in Na Aana Iss Des Laado, which became controversial because of its storyline. Shivang Oza is not just an actor, but also an anchor. He hosted a lot of meetings and conferences. He likes to watch movies and books that are important and famous. Shivang Oza is an actor who reached the audience with his soap opera, Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara in India. Rajshri Productions produced this soap opera and it was broadcasted on Star Plus from 18 June 2012 to 1 November 2014 on all the weeknights. In this Hindi soap opera, Shivang and Garmia enter the plot with a huge drama. That sudden entry caught the audience’s attention towards the actor. Later, he acted as a mentally challenged person in Life OK’s, Savdhan India. The role he played in this soap opera is for a good cause. Shivang Oza plays the role of Tanmay. The lady who is Tanmay's (Shivang) wife was betrayed by their parents. She was married to a mentally challenged young boy, Tanmay, and she chooses to fight back for injustice. Tanmay supports her fight in the soap opera. In an interview, he expressed his confidence that it will attract the audience. He is very keen and enthusiastic in selecting his characters.

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