From Sushmita Sen, Bobby Deol to Karisma Kapoor, these stars returned to acting from the OTT platform. From Sushmita Sen, Bobby Deol to Karisma Kapoor, these stars returned to acting from the OTT platform.

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Many platforms including Netflix, Hotstar and Amazon Prime have also become the first choice of viewers in India. This platform has proven to be beneficial not only for the audience but also for some artists. After moving away from Bollywood, many artists have joined the OTT platform to comb. Let’s see who the celebs are who come back from OTT.

Sushmita Sen.

Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen was last seen in the 2010 Bollywood film Dulha Mil Gaya and No Problem. Since then, the actress has been away from Hindi films. The actress also acted in the Bengali drama film Nirbhak in 2015, after which she stayed away from acting. After a long wait of 5 years, Sushmita made a great comeback from web series Arya through OTT platform. The series is Netflix’s first female lead series to be well-received by audiences. Following the success of the first season, the actress will soon be seen in Arya 2.

Bobby Deol

It has been 25 years since the release of Bollywood actor Bobby Deol’s debut film Barsaat. With this the actor has returned to his acting with OTT. Bobby has appeared in Netflix’s 83rd digital film category. After this, the actor was also in the lead role of Dhongi Baba in MX Player’s Series Ashram. Bobby’s performance in the series, directed and produced by Prakash Zana, was highly praised. Its second season has also been released.

Abhishek Bachchan

Junior Bachchan Abhishek was last seen in the film Manmargian released in the year 2018. After this, the actor chose the path of OTT for a comeback. Abhishek Breathe: Into Shadows made a digital entry in 2020 with Nitya Menon. This is followed by Abhishek Anurag Basu’s film Ludo which will be released on Netflix. Now the actor will soon be seen on Harshad Mehta’s film Big Bull. While Abhishek has been a side hero in films, he is getting a lead role in OTT.

Lara Dutta

Lara Dutta, who has played side roles in films like Welcome to New York, Azhar and Fitur, has returned to acting after two years through a web series. The actress has been seen in the role of ACP Soumya Shukla in the series released this year. Which was streamed on Hotstar. The role of the action-packed actress was much loved by the audience.


Chandrachud, who started his career with great films like Machis, Dog the Fire, Josh and Kya Kahna, was well known, though his career was not long. The actors suddenly moved away from the films. Not long after, the actor tried to make a comeback in 2017 with the film Yadav: The Dignified Princess, but the film did not reach many people. Three years later, the actor was again recognized by the hotstar series Arya. In the series, Chandrachud played Sushmita Sen’s husband Tej Sarin.

Karisma Kapoor

In 2012, Karisma Kapoor made a failed attempt to make a comeback in Bollywood with the film Dangerous Love. The film could not do anything special. After a long wait of 8 years, Karisma made a comeback by making a digital entry from the digital film Mentalhood. The film was released this year on Alt Balaji, featuring the multitasking characters of the mothers.

Aftab Shivdasani

Aftab Shivdasani, who was seen as a child actor in Mr India, made his debut as a lead actor in the film Mast. This has since been seen in multistarrer comedy films like Aftab Masti and Hungama. After a long hiatus, the actor made his digital entry in the year 2020 with I Series Poison 2. Poison 2, introduced on G5, is a story of revenge.