It’s oft said that every coin has two facets, and so is the case with the COVID-19 Pandemic. If the world wouldn’t be locked down, the queue in the Cine theatres to watch the Bollywood movies would be endless. The footfall to the Series and Movies on the OTT Platforms would never be exceeding than ever before. And therefore, we’d never discover how wonderful a bunch of actors India has existing.
So let’s find out the Sui Generis in all the actors who emerged through OTTs and Lockdown.
1. Jaideep Ahlawat
Sparing no effort in climbing up through the streaming platform, Jaideep Ahlawat finally got a lead role to play in Pataal Lok. He initially acted in Raazi, Gangs of Wasseypur and to name a few. Everyone who watched Pataal Lok, knows how impressive and unblemished he was as Hathiram Chaudhary.
2. Pratik Gandhi
A good story needs a good actor to perform the role of the protagonist. The character of Harshad Mehta in Scam 1992 was appreciated by the audiences immensely. Pratik Gandhi is another actor who, with his acting has made everyone awestruck. He emerged like a star in the Streaming Industry.
3. Amit Sadh
An actor’s stellar performance is recognizable even in a not-so-good script. Same happened with Shakuntala Devi. Even the story was not so much adored but what Amit Sadh contributed was acknowledged absolute. However, he came to light through Breathe: Into the Shadows. He portrayed the emotions in such a way that it struck a chord with the audiences.
4. Abhishek Banerjee
The audience not even got through the craze of Janna in Stree and Abhishek Banerjee gaited a come back with the excellent performance in Pataal Lok as Hathoda Tyagi. Did you know Abhishek Banerjee made his debut in Rang De Basanti and that he is a casting director too? He has played a wide range of characters that are poles apart from each other.
5. Jitendra Kumar
Many of the YouTube videos viewers have loved the role of Jeetu but In the role of Abhishek Tripathi aka Sachiv ji in Panchayat, Jitendra Kumar once again won the hearts of the audiences. Audience is awaited to watch him in many more after working in Panchayat.
6. Vikrant Massey
He leaves no stone unturned to make the audience jovial with his performance on the Screen. From Chhapaak to his latest work in Ginny Weds Sunny people have loved him. He contributed well in Cargo, Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitaare and Mirzapur S1.
7. Vijay Varma
No doubt people have loved Vijay Varma for many of his performances in movies and web series but Chhote-Bade Tyagi in Mirzapur S2 has proved him as one of the gems in the OTT Platforms world as actor. He’s also loved by the audience for his work in Pink, She, and others.
8. Sharad Kelkar
Its astonishing how a person can make people go bonkers with just a performance of 15 minutes. They sat back to take notice of his amazing portrayal of transgender. Some even call it better than Akshay Kumar’s role.
9. Isha Talwar
Munnu Bhaiya and Guddu Bhaiya already won hearts of people in Mirzapur S1, and the actor that stood out in Season 2 was Madhuri Yadav aka Isha Talwar. People even loved her for the bold character she wore and fitted well in the Series. She made out really well the OTT Platforms.
10. Kunal Kemmu
Looking up for the opportunities to showcase his talent, Kunal Kemmu got a lot of chances in 2020. People loved him in crime thriller Abhay (S1& S2) and his comedy film Lootcase.