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In 2020 the OTT platform has emerged rapidly. Seeing its popularity, many big stars of Bollywood were also attracted to the web series and they were appreciated by the audience. The series will continue this year and the list of stars debuting on OTT includes big names like Hrithik Roshan, Shahid Kapoor, Akshay Kumar, Kapil Sharma.
Hrithik will appear in the Hindi remake of the British series ‘The Night Manager’, which will start shooting from March 2021. This web series will stream on Disney + Hotstar. According to media reports, Hrithik is getting Rs 70-80 crore for his digital debut.
If sources are to be believed, Shahid may also appear in a big web series in 2021. It will be produced by Raj and DK, directors of the film Stree and webseries The Family Man. Shahid has agreed to work in this series. There are reports that Shahid has also signed a deal worth 100 crores from Netflix.
Akshay will also make his digital debut with ‘The End’ in 2021. He will begin shooting for the Amazon Prime Video show in January. Shooting of Akshay’s webseries was to begin last year but it could not happen due to Corona lockdown.
Akshay said in an interview that on the advice of son Aarav, he is going to make his digital debut and is also very excited about working in this medium. If sources are to be believed, Akshay is being given 90 crore rupees for digital debut.
Kapil Sharma will make his digital debut with the ‘Dadi Ki Shaadi’ comedy series. Currently taking a break from his comedy show and shooting it. There is talk of giving him 20 crores for OTT debut. It will be released in July 2021.
His comeback was bang in 2020
Sushmita made her digital debut in the 2020 web series ‘Arya’. Apart from digital debut, this actress was also a comeback to acting after a long time. This was the first female lead series that got a great response from the audience. After the first successful season, the actress will soon be seen in ‘Arya’ 2. She appeared in the Bollywood film ‘No Problem’ 10 years ago, while the 2005 Bengali film Nirbak was her last film.
Bobby Deol, who was a part of many flop films like ‘Poster Boy’ and ‘Race 3’, is getting much appreciation on the OTT platform. The actor appeared in the lead role in Netflix’s original film ‘Class of 83’ after a long time. Apart from this, he also received a lot of appreciation for MX Player’s series ‘Ashram’ and ‘Ashram 2’.
The web series ‘Breath 2’ was seen debuting on the digital platform. In this thriller series, Abhishek plays a psychiatrist whose child is kidnapped. Abhishek received a lot of appreciation for webseries.
Big release of OTT
dance of fury
When: January 21 – Saif Ali Khan is playing the role of a young leader in this political drama. It is considered to be the biggest release of the year.
The family man 2
When – 15 February
Manoj Bajpayee starrer This is a thriller action-drama series. Its first part was released in 2019 and was appreciated.
When: not decided
The second part of this series was released in 2020 and was highly discussed. There is also a possibility of its third part coming this year.