Bollywood is facing a subtle yet much-needed paradigm shift. And riding on this wave are some super-talented, much-loved web-series stars who will be soon seen making their big Bollywood debut.
Here are some web-series stars who are expected to make it big in Bollywood owing to their amazing acting skills and instant connection with the urban Millenials:
- Sumeet Vyas:
You have to be an alien to have missed out the trending trailer of Sumeet’s upcoming flick “RIBBON,” starring none other than Kalki Koechlin. In the movie, that is set to release on Nov. 3, the actor is seen playing the role of a regular guy who unexpectedly gets bombarded with the news of his wife’s pregnancy. The slice-of-life movie seems to be highly relatable, especially to the Millenials and the teaser as well as the just-released poster shown here is gaining an overwhelming response.
The actor is a popular face of the web space, all thanks to his unforgettable character of Mickey in “Permanent Roommates” Season 1 and 2, as well as one in “Tripling.” Although he has done a few supporting roles earlier, RIBBON will be his big Bollywood debut.
- Mithila Palkar:
Not only Sumeet, but Mithila Palkar is also set to make her Bollywood debut with a well-known established Bollywood star Irrfan Khan. In a career span of just two years, this cute looking wild-haired, petite-framed actress has managed to create a space in the audience owing to the popularity of “Girl In The City,” “Little Things” and “Official Chukyagiri” and numerous TV ads.
The movie, currently under production, is rumored to be titled “Karwaan” and will also star Malayalam film industry’s youth sensation Dulquer Salmaan.
- Maanvi Gagroo:
One of the most popular web-series stars, Maanvi Gagroo is also a major part of a critically acclaimed movie “Tu Mera Sunday.” After getting appreciation at London Film Festival, New York Indian Film Festival, and Nashville Film Festival, the movie is set to hit cinemas on Oct. 6.
Maanvi’s superb acting skills have already been applauded by viewers in “Pitchers” and “Tripling.” Prior to “Tu Mera Sunday,” Maanvi was seen in an important supporting role in “PK.”
- Rasika Dugal:
It turns out that “Tu Mera Sunday” will feature not one, but two web series stars. With many supporting role credits in her kitty, Rasika Dugal will be seen playing an important role of a single mother in this much-awaited movie.
Thanks to her hit web series “Humorously Yours,” “Saheb, Biwi & Billi,” and TV series “Upanishad Ganga,” Rasika’s warm face is quite familiar one nowadays.
- Nidhi Singh:
Who can forget Tanya Nagpal of “Permanent Roommates”? Well, the actress also made her Bollywood debut recently when she bagged a role in Drishyam Film’s production “Brij Mohan Amar Rahe.”