The year 2017, has been full of surprises and experiments when it came to the digital space. Established actors have been hopping on the bandwagon of the digital world. Actors are willing to experiment and get onto the medium where their way of storytelling has no restrictions. Here is a list of a few actors who have ventured into the digital space after earning a name for themselves on the big screen in the year 2017.
Rana Daggubati – ‘Baahubali’ star Rana Daggubati recently entered a new stage in his career with the social media thriller ‘Social’ by Viu. After establishing himself as a multilingual star, he is now experimenting with other platforms as well. After his talk show ‘No 1 Yaari with Rana’ with the same platform, which gained tremendous popularity, ‘Social’ will be his debut in the fictional space in web series.
Rajkumar Rao - The versatile actor Rajkumar Rao donned the role of Subash Chandra Bose for the latest web series- Bose Dead/ Alive by Alt Balaji. The series ranks under India’s original series and is regarded as one of the best Indian content in web series.
Saif Ali Khan – The chote nawab, Saif Ali Khan will soon be seen in a Netflix original series titles Sacred Games. As per reports, the web series is based on the critically acclaimed novel by Indian author Vikram Chandra.
Richa Chadda– Talented and determined actress, Richa Chadda has amazed the audience time and again with her outstanding performances time and again with her on-screen skills. Her venture into the digital world with Amazon Prime’s ‘Inside Edge’ was one of the most anticipated move which the internet loved her for.
Vir Das – Vir Das made the draft from the world of stand up to the world of streaming stand-up with an exclusive series on Amazon Prime. That went pretty viral.
Tahir Raj Bhasin - After his impressive debut as a baddie in Mardaani, followed by Force 2, Tahir Raj Bhasin will be seen as a romantic hero in the web series Timeout. He plays a regular guy who is dealing with everyday issues, which is an antithesis to his larger-than-life villainous filmi avatar.
Shamita Shetty –The actress made her digital debut this year in Voot’s web series titled Yo Ke Hua Bro. The comic thriller also starred Dangal actor Aparshakti Khurrana.
Vivek Oberoi – The actor starred as Vikrant Dhawan in Amazon Prime drama Inside Edge and his character won him wide critical acclaim.
These actors have taken the first step towards creating or at least being part of a brave new world that’s promising to take entertainment to the next level. We are sure they are gearing up to give us better content in the next year! Until then, happy streaming!
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