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Special feature: Five trailblazing actors who popularised web shows early on

Posted On: 18 Apr 2021   |   Posted By: BizAsia

Special feature: Five trailblazing actors who popularised web shows early on

Prior to OTT platforms becoming a rage in India, films were our only source of entertainment and escapade. It was in 2014 that the Indian audience was treated to a new concept, an episodic series with a limited runtime put together on a digital platform which over the years became a major source of entertainment. While the next few months will see many film actors foraying into the web space, there have been a handful of actors who introduced and familiarised us with web series and have now become credible names in films too.
Let us take a look at some of these actors who have set new trends, changed the game in the Indian content scene and popularised the concept of web shows which has now emerged as a sub-culture
Sumeet Vyas
In 2014, Sumeet Vyas changed the face of Indian content when he appeared in Permanent Roommates which is touted to be India's first web series. He headlined the romcom series which revolves around a young couple. Soon, Vyas became a success in the digital world. He went on to star in...

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