From Shefali Shah to Radhika Apte: Bollywood actors who carved a niche for themselves with their work in OTT shows
Rasika Dugal and Pankaj Tripathi are some of the actors who got well-deserved recognition with their work on OTT shows.
Bollywood celebrities who went on to rule the world of OTT
Although many popular actors started out in Bollywood, it wasn't until the advent of OTT that many of them were recognized for their skills and got the appreciation they deserved.
Actors like Shefali Shah and Radhika Apte got their well-deserved recognition and fame with their unconventional roles in the OTT web series like Delhi Crime and Ghoul. The presence of OTT platforms has made it possible for makers to explore a plethora of different genres and stories. Check out these actors who rose to prominence due to their appearances on OTT shows.
Shefali Shah has been in the industry for more than two decades, since making her debut with the 1995 film Rangeela. She got her well-deserved recognition after making her appearance on OTT platforms and web series. She made her OTT debut with Netflix's original Delhi Crime that even won an Emmy for Best Drama Series.
Rasika Dugal is another familiar face on OTT. The actor had made her acting debut with the 2007 movie Anwar but received fame and recognition after appearing on OTT web series like Mirzapur 2, Delhi Crime and Made in Heaven.
Sushmita Sen is a popular Bollywood actress who made her last appearance on the silver screen with the 2015 Bengali movie Nirbaak. After that, the actor appeared in a power-packed performance with her OTT release in the 2020 web series Aarya.
Pankaj Tripathi seemed to be the underdog of Bollywood who got appreciated only with the arrival of OTT platforms. The actor had made his acting debut with Chigurida Kanasu and went on to feature in other movies like Mithya and Shaurya. His OTT debut with Sacred Games brought him recognition and roles that suit his acting prowess. He has also appeared in web series like Mirzapur and Criminal Justice.
Sacred Games - Radhika Apte.
Radhika Apte made her acting debut with Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! In 2005 and appeared in other Bollywood films over the years like Badlapur, Parched and Pad Man. The actor got praise and recognition for her work on OTT shows such as Sacred Games and Ghoul.
Last Updated: 05.11 PM, Sep 03, 2022