Coronavirus, the pandemic got almost the entire year under lockdown and it has only been recently that cinema halls and theatres are gradually opening. Due to the maintaining of covid protocol, all theatres were closed and under lock and key until very recently. Thus with the closure of the same, web-series and platforms such as Netflix, Hotstar, Sony Live and more kept us occupied and entertained.
From the innumerable series and movies released there were a few that got etched in our heart forever and we cannot wait for more of the same content. Let us take a look at the top 10 actors who stole our hearts with the portrayal of their role and received awards and accolades for the same
The Gujrat entertainment star struck gold with his portrayal of the lead character in the web series Scam-1992 on Sony Live. The series is a biopic that tells and narrates the story of the stockbroker and marketer, Harshad Mehta. The amazing and flawless portrayal of the character by Prateek took every viewer by surprise. It is needless to say, we are awaiting several such performances.
Our very own ‘Jeetu Bhaiya’ has been in the headlines due to his unmatched performances. However, he blew us away with his role for Amazon Prime’s Panchayat. The series is based on the political scenario on a village front and shows his brilliant place even in the role of comedy. He soon after received the Filmfare Award for “Best Actor in Comedy Series”.
‘Patal Lok’ produced by Anushka Sharma, has been the most acclaimed, controversial and brilliant stories that were portrayed this year. The plot was incredible owing to the fabulous casting. The role of inspector ‘Hathiram’ as played by Jaideep was portrayed in such valour that it also got him the Filmfare award for “Best Actor in Drama Series”.
Abhishek blew every viewer up with his phenomenal portrayal of “Hathoda” in the web series Patal Lok. His brilliance was also easily depicted in the Amazon Prime special Unposed
This actor was almost everywhere over the platforms of OTT this year. He raged in people’s mind all day as Munna Tripathi in ‘Mirzapur 2’ but also stunned us in the series ‘Scorpion Ka Khel’ that aired on Zee 5.
No one can forget ‘Akhanda Tripathi’ of Mirzapur or ‘Kaalin Bhaiya’ of Ludo. This year has been all about the man Pankaj Tripathi is. He was been all over Netflix, Amazon Prime and even Disney Hotstar. This veteran Bollywood actor gives a strong definition of the word versatility. His role as the advocate Madhav Mishra in the series Criminal Justice also started growing on us and we could do nothing but admire the talent that this man possesses.
This beauty made a comeback and how. Her role in the Hotstar special ‘Arya’ put her in absolute different light. The woman of dreams struck gold with the character portrayal of a gangster and carried it out with unmatched grace. The beautiful presentation got her the Filmfare award for ‘Best Actor in Drama Series Female ‘.
Anushka Sharma’s production of ‘Bulbul’ brought to us the brilliance that Tripti is. Her expression in the horror-thriller that talks about a few very staggering social issues got the attention of the entire world of cinema. This even got her the award for ‘Best Actor Female (Web Original Film)’. And, I must say that all agree that it was well deserved.
Rasika grabbed eyes with her unmatched perfection as ‘Beena Tripathi’ for Amazon Special “Mirzapur 2′ but showed her ability to suit to roles as needed with an absolute different role in the Netflix Special ‘A Suitable Boy’.
The role of Halahal was played to absolute cinematic perfection by Barun. Even though it was his strong acting debut. But Asura was a definite nice performance for him. The series aired on Voot Select.