The stars of OTT platforms now dominate the hearts of fans, just like in movies. Many actors have gained new recognition through web series. Recent performances have proven that an actor’s work is not dependent solely on screen time. Here are some such OTT stars whose acting has been appreciated not only by fans but also by critics.
Famous OTT actors on this list include Ishwak Singh, who won recognition for “Rocket Boys 2,” and Vijay Varma for “Dahad.” Let us tell you which OTT stars have made their mark.
Vijay Varma – Dahad:
In the role of Anand Swarnakar in Dahad, Vijay Varma brought a fresh perspective to characters with psychological complexities. His performance compelled the audience to hate him, garnering praise from various critics.
Aparshakti Khurana – Jubilee:
Aparshakti expertly represented Binod Das’ transformation from an ordinary man to Madan Kumar, a superstar. Through his performance, he successfully contributed to creating the ambiance of this multi-starrer show. Aparshakti was praised for presenting the intricacies of the bygone era with authenticity.
Ishwak Singh – Rocket Boys 2:
Ishwak Singh left a mark by portraying the renowned Indian scientist Dr. Vikram Sarabhai. His acting elevated the character to such an esteemed level that Dr. Vikram Sarabhai became synonymous with him. His performance was applauded by both his fans and critics.
Wamiqa Gabbi – Jubilee:
Wamiqa Gabbi’s portrayal of Neelofar in Jubilee is one of the memorable performances. The actress effortlessly brought forth the ambitious and unyielding attitude of Neelofar without portraying her character in a negative light. Her acting was lauded, with comparisons drawn to veteran actresses like Zeenat Aman.
Gulshan Devaiah – Dahad:
Known for his natural acting, Gulshan Devaiah made his character, Police Officer Devi Lal Singh, in Dahad relevant and relatable. His effortless delivery of dialogues and his skill in capturing the subtle nuances of his character were commendable.
Isha Talwar – Saas Bahu Aur Flemingo:
Alongside veterans and experienced artists like Dimple Kapadia, Isha Talwar made her presence felt with an outstanding performance as Badi Bahu, alias Bijlee, who runs a drug cartel. She portrayed her character in a highly sensitive manner, navigating the struggles between same-sex relationships and marriage, making it relevant within the LGBTQ+ community.
Rajshri Deshpande – Trial By Fire:
Rajshri Deshpande is one of the acclaimed actresses recognized by critics in the industry, and Trial By Fire showcases why. Through her restrained yet impactful performance, she made the audience feel the pain of a mother struggling to seek justice for the death of her children.