2020 and 2021 saw the meteoric rise of some brilliant actors in the OTT space. The young actors who starred in some critically acclaimed shows and films went to deliver memorable performances which got etched in the hearts of the audience. Their prowess and charm made them major web sensations. We bring to you five such talented actors who enjoy a massive fan following and have become names to reckon with.
Ishwak Singh made many heads turn as a suave and charming man in Veere Di Wedding. But it was the Amazon Prime Original series, Paatal Lok, that proved his acting prowess. His portrayal of a badass cop from the heartland in his debut web series won him a lot of praises and he emerged as one of the most promising faces in showbiz. The actor was next seen in Unpaused, an Amazon Prime Original anthology film which also went on to win him good reviews.
The theatre and film actor, who carved a niche for himself in the Gujarati entertainment circuit, made his foray into the digital world with SonyLIV’s Scam 1992 based on the life of financial maven, Harshad Mehta. His portrayal of a stock broker who starts out as a salesman and goes on to become a financial Czar in the money market was immensely appreciated. Needless to say, he has emerged as one of the most promising and sought-after actors in the world of Hindi entertainment.
The recently released Netflix Original, The White Tiger, saw Adarsh Gourav stealing the show with aplomb. His journey from a loyal servant to a master and his endearing performance had put him under the spotlight. The young actor had the audience and the critics raving about him right from his first scene in the film. He pleasantly surprised everyone with his performance and has become the latest blue-eyed boy of the industry.
Rohit Saraf has become the latest heartthrob of the nation. His character as a vulnerable boy in search of a better life in Ludo and an earnest college boy in Mismatched wowed the audience and won him innumerable female fans. His boyish charm and talent continue to send them in a tizzy and his social media is proof that his popularity has increased manifold in such a short span of time.