There is a lot of change in how we consume media because of the rise of many OTT platforms in India. So many web series actors have gained recognition due to the audience's attention toward OTT. These people have entertained us throughout the pandemic when we watched their shows in the comfort of our homes. Some of these talented actors have ventured from movies to web series and vice versa. Here are the top 10 actors from Indian web series who are making a name for themselves in the industry:
Best known for her lead role alongside
in Little Things, Mithila is a web series actor who carved a niche in Bollywood. She became an overnight sensation on Youtube with her cup version of the Marathi song Hi Chal Turu Turu. She also appeared in Bindass' web series Girl In The City. In her debut film Katti Batti, she acted as Imran Khan's sister. She worked with
in the movie Karwaan. Her other notable works are Chopsticks and Tribhanga. Mithila is also a trained singer and Kathak dancer.
Jitendra is best known for the roles Jeetu Bhaiya in TVF's Kota Factory, Abhishek Tripathi in Panchayat, and Aman Tripathi in Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan alongside
. He graduated with a degree in civil engineering from IIT Kharagpur. He was an active member and acted in many plays in his university’s Dramatics Society. Other best-known works of Jitendra are
Chaman Bahaar and Jaadugar.
Banerjee is seen in movies like
Rang De Basanti
, Phillauri, Stree, Bala, and Ajeeb Daastaans. He is best known for his role in web series like TVF's Pitchers, Prime's Mirzapur, and Paatal Lok. He also worked as a casting director for many Bollywood films and owns a casting agency called Casting Bay.
Rasika acted in several films and web series. She is best known for her role as Beena Tripathi in Amazon Prime's Mirzapur. She has played diverse characters, which shows how much of a versatile actor she is. Other projects she worked on include Manto, Hamid, Lootcase, and Quissa. She worked in web series like Permanent Roommates, Made in Heaven, Delhi Crime, A Suitable Boy, and OK Computer.
Ahsaas Channa appeared as a child actor in films like Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, My Friend Ganesha, and Vaastu Shastra. She is a Filtercopy star and worked with other YouTube giants like TVF, Gobble, Alright!, and Girliyapa. She also appeared in roles in Kota Factory, Hostel Daze, and
Modern Love Mumbai
Yashaswini is the daughter of actor Ramakant Dayama. She debuted in Bollywood with the film Phobia alongside
. She is well-known for acting in Filtercopy's YouTube videos and Dice Media's series Adulting. She is best known for playing Alia Bhatt's best friend in
. She also worked on the web series
What The Folks
, What Are the Odds?, Made in Heaven, and Delhi Crime. According to many interviews, Yashaswini wanted to become a professional singer but became an actor.
Aisha is the daughter of actress
. She has carved a niche in the industry with the characters she played. She worked with many media companies like Filtercopy, Dice Media, RCVJ, Gobble, and Girliyapa. She is well-known for her role as Nikhat Rizvi in Adulting and Riya in Minus One. She is also known for her other works in Lock’d IN, Balcony Buddies, and Zindagi inShort.
Shweta is best known for her role as Golu Gupta in Amazon Prime’s Mirzapur and Shaalu Gupta in Masaan alongside
. Her role in Masaan brought her so much critical acclaim. Her other notable works include Gone Kesh, Laakhon Mein Ek, Raat Akeli Hai, Cargo, and Rashmi Rocket.
Ayush is best known for appearing in Filtercopy’s YouTube videos and web series. He is one of the most popular web actors in India. He also delivered a TEDx speech. He is also known for his roles in Minus One,
, Please Find Attached, and Call My Agent.
Shriya Pilgaonkar is the daughter of actors Sachin and
. She is best known for her role as Sweety Gupta in Mirzapur. Shriya made her Bollywood debut with YRF's Fan. She won the Maharashtra State Best Debut Actress award for her role in Ekulti Ek, directed by her father, Sachin. Her other notable works include
The Gone Game