OTT platforms are blessings for many actors. Bollywood analysts were also speculating that fans will not be interested in the star power and watch the content on its writing and presentation merits.
It really happened with the OTT platforms and many actors got fame during this lockdown period while working in the web series.
Here, we have created a list of the first few superstars of the digital platforms who impressed everyone with their acting skills and screen presence. Check out the list of star performers of the year 2020 in OTT platforms.
Jaideep Ahlawat had impressed the audience with his performances in movies like Raazi, Gangs of Wasseypur, and Commando.
However, he never got the opportunity to play the lead role. The amazon original web series Pataal Lok got positive reviews from fans as well as critics. Jaideep Ahlawat shone in the character of typical cop Hathiram Chaudhary.
Pratik Gandhi was only known as a Gujarati actor until he featured in one of the most rated web series Scam 1992.
He played the character of Harshad Mehta in the web series and became a star overnight. Little you know that the actor had worked in theaters for almost 15 years and did a few Bollywood movies as well.
Amit Sadh has done a few TV series. In an interview, he said he was banned by the TV industry so he tried in movies.
He was part of a few good movies as well. However, he impressed everyone with his performances in the web series Breathe and now Avrodh as well.
Abhishek Banerjee worked as a casting director in the industry and also did a few movies.
He was appreciated for the role of Janna in the horror-comedy Stree. The actor featured in many web series like Mirzapur, Typewriter, Pitchers, and many more.
However, he became famous after playing the character of Hathoda Tyagi in Pataal Lok.
The movie Gulabo Sitabo got mixed reviews after its release on the OTT platform.
Well, one of the big attractions in the movie was 87 years old actress Farrukh Jafar who played the character of Begum. She has been part of many movies but her performance was noticeable again.
Sushmita Sen made a ravishing come back by playing the lead in the web series Aarya.
Fans also speculated that the series is loosely based on the famous TV series Breaking Bad.
Divyendu Sharma became the iconic Munna Bhaiya of Mirzapur. He impressed everyone with his performance in the web series.
Now the actor is getting more offers from the industry. For instance, fans are creating theories that Munna Bhaiya will comeback in season 3.
Arshad Warsi has been doing everything good with the written material, however, he was never a fan favorite in the leading role.
However, he was appreciated in the web series Asur for his performance.
Jitendra Kumar is famous in the industry as a Digital star. Fans loved almost every project Jitendra Kumar signed. He was loved by fans in the web series Panchayat as well.
Sharad Kelkar stole the limelight with his role in the recently released movie Laxmii.
The movie got mixed reviews from fans but everyone loved the performance of Sharad Kelkar.
Vikrant Massey is also called the new Radhika Apte for Netflix. He was part of many web series that included Mirzapur, Criminal Justice, and Made In Heaven.
He was seen in 3 Netflix movies this year named Ginny Weds Sunny, Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitaare, and Cargo.
Barun Sobti also made a successful transition from TV to web series. The actor gave a brilliant performance in the web series Voot.
Later, Barun Sobti was also seen in the web series Halahal and The Great Dysfunctional Family.
Kunal Khemu was one of the most sought child actors in the industry. He did some good movies but always remains underrated.
However, he played the title character in the crime thriller web series Abhay. He was also appreciated for his comedy film Lootcase.
Isha Talwar became the national crush of the year with the portrayal of Madhuri Yadav in the Mirzapur season 2.
Fans loved her performance in the web series. Fans are waiting for season 3 to see more from the actress.