The OTT industry is gaining popularity day by day. with some interesting concepts. The platform has gained prominence since COVID Lockdown. The arrival of OTT platforms and content has not only helped upcoming actors display their acting skills. But many top-notch Bollywood actors were also attracted by its content.


The year has given us a number of hit series headed by Bollywood actors that left an impact on the viewers. Be it Ajay Devgn in Rudra or Abhishek Bachchan in Dasvi each one has given his best. Here is a list of Bollywood actors who delivered performances like never seen before on OTT.

Bollywood Actors who made the biggest impact on OTT in 2022!:

Ajay Devgn

The first and most successful transition that a superstar made on the OTT platform was Ajay Devgn. The Singham of Bollywood was applauded for his performance in Rudra: The Edge of Darkness. It is Applause Entertainment’s adaptation of the British series Luther. Ajay Devgn brought both impact and style to his role in the thriller and had audiences hooked.

Manoj Bajpayee

After his impressive performance in Family Man, Manoj Bajpayee’s brilliance was revisited as the psychological drama Gali Guleiyan. It was released on OTT, years after its theatrical release. The film tells the tale of a shopkeeper who gets lost in the maze of his own thoughts as he observes people through his covert closed-circuit cameras until the day he confronts the truth. Manoj Bajpayee is also one of the Bollywood actors who won over the viewers with his acting chops.

Abhishek Bachchan


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Abhishek Bachchan forayed on OTT by playing a psychotic character in Breathe and later explored the avenue with films like Ludo and Bob Biswas, both of which he was appreciated for. The actor was back in the spotlight this year with Dasvi, a social comedy that won praise for its storyline, humour, performances and message. He once again proved his mettle with Breath 2.

Shefali Shah


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One of the greatest blessings of the OTT platform has been its ability to truly showcase and celebrate talent for what it truly is. Shefali Shah, is undoubtedly one of the finest actors in the country. Shefali Shah has dominated 2022 with Jalsa, Humans, Darlings and Delhi Crime Season 2. While she has always been a powerhouse performer and an industry heavyweight.  This year she commanded our attention like never before and has emerged as an unstoppable force in the landscape of Indian entertainment.

Huma Qureshi


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There is no question that Huma Qureshi is also one of the Bollywood Actors whose prowess as a performer is worth applauding.  The actress continued to leave a mark even in her OTT offerings. She won accolades for her portrayal of Rani Bharti in Maharani 2. Later as the femme fatale in Monica O My Darling and hit it out of the park in Mithya.

Pankaj Tripathi

Pankaj Tripathi is one of the Bollywood Actors who continue to dominate the platform with one stellar series after the next. In Applause Entertainment’s Criminal Justice: Adhura Sach, the actor showed up with his A-game winning the hearts of audiences and critics alike.

Shashank Arora


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Shashank Arora has been making all the right noises on OTT and after his nuanced performances in Titli, Brahman Naman, Manto and Made in Heaven.  The actor continued to showcase his versatility with Applause Entertainment’s Tanaav. It is the Indian adaptation of the Israeli hit Fauda. The actor represented the voice of the broken and oppressed in the show bringing great sensitivity and skill to his portrayal of a young Kashmir boy.

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