The IQBAL of Nagesh Kukunoor's film of the same name has come of
age. With some excellent performances in films like Dor, Apna
Sapna Money Money and the recent success, Dil Dosti
Etc., Shreyas has proved that IQBAL was not a flash in the
The only thing lacking in Shreyas's arsenal was a real big
project and it now appears that it is finally here in the form of
Om Shanti Om. In his upcoming 'Diwali' extravaganza,
Shreyas plays Shahrukh's best buddy and confidante, 'Pappu Master'.
His crackling chemistry with King Khan has to be seen to be
In one of the howlarious scenes (set in the 70's) from the
upcoming movie, SRK (playing a junior artist, aspiring to become a
superstar), tells him that his mother (Kirron Kher) says that he is
slated to become a big star. Pat comes the repartee from Shreyas,
'Keshto ki maa ne bhi usse yahi kaha hoga', in an obvious reference
to Keshto Mukherjee, the perpetually drunk (on screen), yet beloved
Bollywood comedian of the 70's and 80's!