Web has become an important platform for not just the budding actors, but Bollywood celebrities have also been gradually venturing into the space. The year 2017, has been full of surprises and experiments when it came to the digital space. From Shah Rukh Khan to Baahubali actor Rana Daggubati and Rajkummar Rao, 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.
‘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.
Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan’s production house Red Chillies Entertainment and streaming giant Netflix announced a new series based on the book, ‘Bard of Blood’
The versatile actor Rajkumar Rao donned the role of Subash Chandra Bose for his latest web series- Bose Dead/ Alive by Ekta Kapoor’s 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
Saif Ali Khan will also be seen in a Netflix original series titled ‘Sacred Games’ soon. As per reports, the web series is based on the critically acclaimed novel by Indian author Vikram Chandra.
Richa Chadda has amazed the audience time and again with her outstanding performances. Her venture into the digital world with ‘Inside Edge’ was one of the most anticipated move which the internet loved her for.
Vir Das-Nikhil Advani
After his stand-up comedy show on Netflix, which went viral just a couple of days after its premiere, stand-up comedian Vir Das is all set to collaborate with director with Nikkhil Advani for a web series.