Several actors had their films directly premiered on OTT platforms, skipping theatrical releases.
OTT debuts in 2021
2021 has been a year of many actors whose films skipped theatrical releases and premiered on OTT platforms directly. Well, many made their web series debuts and added a new feather to their cap. The finest example is Raveena Tandon, whose Netflix series Aranyak dropped in December of this year. While Samantha Ruth Prabhu made her much-awaited OTT series debut with Amazon Prime Video's The Family Man 2. Whereas Tamannaah featured in the Telugu web series 11th Hour on Aha Video and Kajal Aggarwal made her OTT debut with Disney+ Hotstar's horror series Live Telecast.
Actors who had direct-to-OTT releases this year are Mohanlal, Dhanush, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Taapsee Pannu, Tovino Thomas, Sidharth Malhotra, Nivin Pauly, Prabhu Deva, Kartik Aaryan, Kriti Sanon, and many others.
Learn about them in detail below.