Post-pandemic, OTT has become the most popular way of consuming content. Be it Hollywood web series or Korean dramas or Bollywood movies, OTT platforms have everything to offer. And, many Bollywood actors have realized this change in audience preference. Hence, many Bollywood actors have started appearing on OTT. From Alia Bhatt to Sushmita Sen to Kajol to Karisma Kapoor, there are many actors who have already debuted on OTT. While some have already debuted, there are many who would soon.
Here are 12 Bollywood actors who will soon arrive on OTT with new movies and shows
1. Sidharth Malhotra – Indian Police Force
Just like Marvel, Rohit Shetty is known for his iconic cop universe. Indian Police Force, a cop drama by the renowned director starring Sidharth Malhotra, Shilpa Shetty, and Vivek Oberoi, is highly anticipated. The series will arrive in 2023 on Amazon Prime Video.
2. Shahid Kapoor – Farzi
Shahid Kapoor will make his digital debut in this next new release on Amazon Prime Video, which also stars Raashii Khanna and Vijay Sethupathi. We will get to watch plenty of action, crime, scams, corruption, and dark humor as Shahid serves as the focal point of a world of fake currency and the black market. As per sources, the web series is scheduled to release on Dec 25, 2022.
3. Kajol – The Good Wife
After Renuka Shahane’s family drama Tribhanga, Kajol will play the lead in the Indian version of the popular American TV series The Good Wife. Helmed by Suparn Verma, the courtroom drama will soon arrive on Disney+ Hotstar.
4. Ananya Pandey – Call Me Bae
In the Amazon Prime series Call Me Bae, Ananya Panday will play a billionaire fashionista. Collin D’Cunha will direct the series. With this show, Ananya Pandey is set to make her OTT debut.
5. Rajkummar Rao – Guns and Gulaabs
Along with Dulquer Salman, Gulshan Devaiah, and Adarsh Gourav, Rajkummar Rao will soon appear in Raj & DK’s Netflix series Guns and Gulaabs. Set in the ’90s era, the series is about a group of innocent misfits who land themselves in the world of crime.
6. Manoj Bajpayee & Konkona Sen Sharma – Soup
Soup, a dark-comedy criminal series from Abhishek Chaubey, would feature Manoj Bajpayee and Konkona Sen Sharma. The plot of Soup revolves around an untalented chef Swathi Shetty, who plans to replace her husband Prabhakar with Umesh in order to save her restaurant. But a hapless local official and a few amateur crooks get involved leading to a fun ride. Netflix recently released the trailer as well.
7. Sushmita Sen – Taali
Based on the life of transgender activist Gauri Sawant, Taali will mark the return of Sushmita Sen on OTT. Gauri Sawant, built houses for sex workers with the money she won on Amitabh Bachchan-hosted reality show Kaun Banega Crorepati.
8. Manoj Bajpayee – The Family Man 3
The show doesn’t need any introduction. After two successful seasons, the series will return with more nail-biting investigations as the protagonist deals with his personal troubles and family concerns. Season 3’s plot will most likely revolve around the COVID-19 pandemic and China’s attack on India’s North-Eastern states. Starring Manoj Bajpayee, Sharib Hashmi, and Priyamani, the show is expected to release in November or December. The exact date is yet to be announced.
9. Urmila Matondkar – Tiwari
Talented Bollywood actress Urmila Matondkar is set to make her web series debut with ‘Tiwari’. According to the makers, the actor plays the titular role in the small town-set thriller show which has an emotional mother-daughter story at its core.
10. Sonakshi Sinha – Dahaad
Dabangg actress Sonakshi Sinha is all set to make her OTT debut with the web series Dahaad. Along with Gulshan Devaiah, Sohum Shah, and Vijay Verma, Sonakshi will be seen in the role of a tough cop. Dahaad is helmed by Reema Kagti and Ruchika Oberoi and Zoya Akthar and Reema Kagti are the creators of this series.
11. Aditya Roy Kapur
The Aashiqui 2 star will be seen in the Hindi remake of the thriller series The Night Manager, which originally starred Tom Hiddleston. Big shoes to fill in, Kapur! The web series also features Sobhita Dhulipala and Anil Kapoor.
12. Kareena Kapoor Khan – The Devotion Of Suspect X Adaptation
Kareena Kapoor is all set to enter the OTT space with Sujoy Ghosh’s directorial. The Netflix original is based on the book The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino. When director Sujoy Ghosh offered her the adaptation of The Devotion of Suspect X, Kareena Kapoor Khan said that she grabbed the opportunity with both hands, as she wanted to share screen space with Jaideep Ahlawat and Vijay Varma. It would be great to see Bebo with talented actors like Jaideep Ahlawat and Vijay Varma.