Shreyas Talpade not Kukunoor's blue-eyed boy any more

Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Avant-garde directors abandon their favourite actors once they find foothold in the mainstream, where stars are easily available to them. The latest to drop his favourite is Nagesh Kukunoor, who has stopped signing Shreyas Talpade for his films.

After "Iqbal" and "Dor", Shreyas-Kukunoor seemed to have formed an actor-director team. Then came the frisky fiasco "Bombay To Bangkok" and suddenly Shreyas didn't figure in any of Kukunoor's projects.

Shreyas tries to reason out his disappointment.

"I'm told there's no role suited to me in any of these films. I trust Nagesh completely and I'm su