OTT Stars Who Stole The Show In 2020; Know Them

New Delhi: The pandemic-induced lockdowns changed the whole definition of audiovisual entertainment in India. With cinema halls closed, people confined to their homes found succour in OTT platforms and were certainly not disappointed. It opened a whole new world for them and they realised that not all entertainment is Bollywood.

More than anything else, viewers also got to appreciate new talent. Most of the actors did very well but there are some who made a mark with their performances. Who are they? India Today compiled a list.

Pratik Gandhi

He played the lead role in Harshad Mehta in ‘Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story’ on SonyLIV. The actor was widely praised for his performance as the infamous stockbroker. Directed by Hansal Mehta, the show is based on the 1992 stock market scam and began streaming in October this year.



Tripti Dimri

She played the titular role in Anushka Sharma’s second production, ‘Bulbbul’ on Netflix and impressed fans as well as critics with her portrayal of a modest girl who later becomes a confident woman.


Jaideep Ahlawat

He impressed everyone as Hathiram Chaudhary in ‘Paatal Lok’ with several celebrities praising his performance.


Isha Talwar

She joined the ‘Mirzapur’ team this year as a widowed politician who marries one of the protagonists, Munna. Her calm demeanour won her a lot of fans.


Avinash Tiwary

He plays the role of Satya in ‘Bulbul’. He has also worked with Tripti Dimri in the film ‘Laila Majnu’ and will also be seen with Parineeti Chopra in the Hindi version of ‘The Girl on The Train’.


Nithya Menen

She won hearts in the role of Abhishek Bachchan’s wife, Abha Sabharwal in ‘Breathe: Into The Shadows’.


Shreya Dhanwantri

She plays the role of Padma Shri journalist and author Sucheta Dalal in ‘Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story’.


Tanya Maniktala

Tanya Maniktala was lauded for her performance in ‘A Suitable Boy’ on Netflix.

Abhishek Banerjee

He played the antagonist in ‘Paatal Lok’. His violent act left the audience on the edge of their seats.
Rinku Rajguru
Rinku Rajguru who had acted in ‘Sairat’ made her digital debut this year with ‘Hundred’. She won hearts as Netra Patil with her innocent performance.


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