The emergence of OTT platforms has led to a plethora of opportunities for actors and filmmakers. Almost every star is looking forward to make his presence felt in the digital world. After Sushmita Sen, Manoj Bajpayee, Bobby Deol, Saif Ali Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Amit Sadh, Dimple Kapadia, Pankaj Tripathi and others, here are some more celebrities who are set to make their OTT debut in 2021
Shahid Kapoor in Raj & DK’s untitled next
Shahid Kapoor is set to make his digital debut with Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK’s yet-to-be-titled quirky thriller that will stream on Amazon Prime Video. The actor reportedly liked the story and had been waiting to work with The Family Man creators. Shahid says he could not think of anyone else but the duo to venture into the digital space.
Ajay Devgn in Rudra
Ajay Devgn will be foraying into the digital space with his crime-drama series titled Rudra-The Edge of Darkness on Disney+ Hotstar VIP. It’s a remake of Hollywood’s Idris Elba-starrer British series Luther. Talking about his role in Rudra, Ajay says, “What drew me most to his persona is that he is possibly the greyest character you may come across in recent times.”
Juhi Chawla and Ayesha Jhulka in Hush Hush
Hush Hush will be led by an all-women cast and crew and will mark OTT debut of Juhi Chawla and Ayesha Jhulka. While not much is known about the show yet, Hush Hush is touted to be a thriller. It also stars Soha Ali Khan, Karishma Tanna, Kritika Kamra and Sahana Goswami in pivotal roles.
Raveena Tandon in Aranyak
Raveena Tandon will make her web debut with Netflix’s Aranyak, a supernatural crime thriller directed by Vinay Waikul. Talking about her role, Raveena says, “Aranyak is an intriguing story set in Himachal. My character struggles to balance her personal and professional life.”
Sonakshi Sinha in Untitled
From playing partner to a cop to now the cop herself, Dabangg star Sonakshi Sinha will make her digital debut with yet to be titled Amazon Original. The show is produced by Excel Entertainment and will be directed by Reema Kagti and Ruchika Oberoi. In the first look of the show, Sonakshi is seen donning a cop look.
Madhuri Dixit in Finding Anamika
Madhuri Dixit will enter the web space with Netflix’s Finding Anamika. The series is about a global superstar, wife, and mom who suddenly goes missing without a trace.
Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari’s debut project—Faadu
Filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari has taken up Sony LIV’s original Faadu as her first project in the OTT space. She is known for her critically acclaimed movies like Nil Battey Sannata, Bareilly ki Barfi and Panga. Faadu is being described as an intense poetic love story.
Kangana Ranaut offers Tiku Weds Sheru
Kangana Ranaut is all set to make her digital debut but, as a producer. She has launched her own production house and announced her first film, titled Tiku Weds Sheru. Kangana says, “With Tiku Weds Sheru, Manikarnika Films is venturing into digital space. It is a love story.”