With time, Bollywood and its actors are changing and molding themselves according to the trends. Earlier, the web wasn’t exactly the place B-town wanted to be associated with. But things have changed and Netflix in India has actually become a thing. 2017 introduced us to some exceptional web shows that we totally loved and binge-watched.
The popularity of Indian series has grown significantly and it’s amazing to see how Bollywood entering and cashing in on the digital space. Biggies like Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Saif Ali Khan are trying their hand as well at the Web Series genre and are wading through unexplored territory.
Here’s the list of the Bollywood stars, who are ruling Netflix and entertaining the viewers:
1- Vicky Kaushal
Actor Vicky Kaushal was a mousy young man in the most controversial segment of Netflix’s Lust Stories, directed by Karan Johar, and in Netflix original film, Love Per Square Foot, he played a middle-class Mumbai youth who does an average job, falls in love, and dreams of buying a house of his own and the latest one Sacred Games.
2- Bhumi Pednekar
Another Bollywood youngster who kicked-started her career in the volatile digital platform with a bang. She played the role of Sudha in the Netflix Film Lust Stories which was a part of Zoya Akhtar’s segment.
3- Manisha Koirala
Manisha left us spellbound with her powerful performance as Reena in Lust Stories which was a part for Dibakar Banerjee’s segment.
4- Radhika Apte
Radhika Apte is undoubtedly one of the most talented actresses we have in Bollywood, but unfortunately, Hindi filmmakers have not yet explored her talent properly. However, in the digital world, Radhika ruled with Sacred Games and Ghoul.
5- Kiara Adwani
Another Bollywood A-lister who is turning her gaze towards the rising digital front. Her role in the Netflix Film Lust Stories was an instant hit and also had shot her to the limelight. The actress is reportedly playing the main lead in another Netflix Original titled Guilty.
6- Nawazuddin Siddiqui
No one, I repeat, no one in the next 5 decades will forget the character of Ganesh Gaitonde played by the versatile actor of Hindi film Industry, Nawazuddin Siddiqui. He had left such a longing impression that social media thread of Netflix was always bombarded with the question that when was Sacred Games: Season 2 coming.
7- Saif Ali Khan
Saif Ali Khan made a statement that the actor in him is still young and roaring and a loud round of applause for the actor who was brave enough to choose to play the role of Sartaj Singh in the era-defining action thriller web series Sacred Games.