People’s attitudes toward web series have altered as a result of OTT platforms, which have transformed and shifted people’s mindsets toward web series rather than any other content. Following this, several emerging stars as well as long-lost performers from the Bollywood industry were given the opportunity to demonstrate their talents and return to action by returning to various OTT platforms. In the case of existing celebrities, the web series not only helped them get work, but it also helped them advance their careers in the industry. So, today, we’ve compiled a list of some well-known personalities who rose to prominence as a result of their appearances and contributions to a single web series. Take a look at this:
The actor’s outstanding performance as Mikesh in permanent roommates is the first work that comes to mind. This series was most likely one of the actor’s biggest boons, and he rose to popularity almost instantly. And, to to our surprise, this series was released in 2014, at a time when such works were not even popular. Apart from being a well-known face because to the show’s five seasons, the actor also rose to prominence thanks to another web series, Tripling, in which he co-starred with actress Kareena Kapoor Khan in the film Veere Di Wedding.
Shweta Tripathi, a Bollywood actress, stunned audiences not only with her critically lauded performance in the film Masaan, but also with her brilliance in both instalments of the most popular online series Mirzapur. While we saw a more serious side of her character in the first instalment of Mirzapur, the actress returned with a bang in the sequel, which wowed spectators. The actress’s daring portrayal of Gajgamini/ Golu Gupta made her popular with the audience.
Do we really need to go on and on about her amazing work and the subtleties of her character in the holy games web series? With her appearance as a transgender in the first edition of the series, the actress rose to enormous renown and popularity. And, with “Kukoo ki Jawani,” she redefined her attractiveness, becoming one of the series’ most popular features, allowing her to win the hearts of spectators and soar to popularity almost quickly. To refresh our recollections of her prior works, the actress previously appeared in the Salman Khan movie Ready, in which she played a house worker. She went on to star in the sequel to Tripling and has also appeared in a number of Bollywood films.
This actress’s hypnotic looks were enough to drive audiences insane just by looking at her on the poster. With a slew of films, web series, and appearances on OTT platforms, the actress has established herself as a fan favourite. She starred in the web series Made in Heaven and Bard of Blood, as well as a ghost storey compilation film. The actress’s creepy persona in the ghost storey frightened the crowd to death.
Abhishek Banerjee, a Bollywood actor, is still regarded as one of the industry’s underappreciated supporting players. It is impossible to ignore his brilliance by performing a variety of characters, and he truly deserved more respect than he has received. When it comes to his career, the actor gained a lot of acclaim for his role as Compounder in the web series Mirzapur. While we were still fawning over his performance in the series, the actor wowed the crowd as Hathoda Tyagi from Patal Lok and as a ghost in the Netflix series Ghost. People have also praised him for his outstanding performance in the Bollywood film Stree.
Is it necessary to note his outstanding performance in the web series Scam 1992? Well, this actor rose to prominence with his portrayal of Harshad Mehta in the series, becoming one of the most talked-about actors at the time. Despite the fact that Pratik had been working in the film industry since 2005, he couldn’t break through until he was cast in the lead character of Harshad Mehta in the Sony LIV online series fraud in 1992.
This actress’s unusual language delivery technique has made us all fans of the actress. Nidhi Singh, like Bollywood actor Sumit Vyas, rose to prominence as a result of her work in the online series Permanent Roommates. Following the phenomenal popularity of this series, the actress went on to appear in a number of other TVF videos. Later, she landed a main role in another online series Apaharan, which was the icing on the cake for the actress’s success. She went on to star in additional web series such as Brij Mohan Amar Rahe and Abhay 2, which contributed to her brilliance.
Surprising everyone with his amazing performance in the lesser-known film Mukkebaaz, the actor finally gained the recognition he deserved with his efforts in the web series Bard of Blood and Betaal. The actor’s wider exposure as a result of his performances in several OTT movies and series let people recognise his genuine potential.
Each performer in the web series Mirzapur seemed to have had their own set of brilliance that was refined by the web series. While this actor was already well-known in the entertainment world, his performance as Bablu Pandit in the online series Mirzapur demonstrated his true potential. Unfortunately, his role ended with the first instalment, which became one of the biggest disappointments for the audience, and his most recent work in the film Haseena Dilruba starring actress Taapsee Pannu was well received by the crowd.
The phenomenal popularity of all instalments of the online series The Family Man was a treat not only for the viewers, but also for the creators and actors. The series, which starred Manoj Bajpayee in the lead role, featured a diverse cast of characters in crucial parts, and actor Sharib Hashmi became a fan favourite among the public. This actor was seen following Manoj Bajpayee in his lethal actions as Jayavant Kashinath / JK Talpade.