The breeding ground for upcoming talents, the internet keeps presenting new talents for us to marvel at. Over the last few years, India has experienced an immense growth of the internet and this has opened several measures for young talents to display themselves. A host of Indian artists have come up and won hearts across social media with their individuality and comic timing. Be it BB ki Vines of Bhuvan Bam or Prajakta Koli’s Mostly Sane or the fictional characters of Nograj and Chacko, these digital personalities have achieved a huge number of fans, especially among the youth, with their inherent talent. As a person avidly following them on social media on internet, it’s excitement on a whole new level when these social media sensations are seen in some web series or film.
As Danish Sait stars in the upcoming Kannada movie, French Biriyani, launching on Amazon Prime Videos, the netizens are always excited to see what’s in store and experience a roll of laughter. Here are five digital personalities who have successfully made it to the bigger world of entertainment.
- Danish Sait- Beginning as a Radio Jockey in 2013, Danish became an overnight sensation by prank calling people under the fictional names of Nograj and Chacko. He is also the part of a comedy group based in Bangaluru and a popular stand-up comedian. He made his film debut with “Humble Politician Nograj” in 2018 in the titular character and co-wrote the film with director Saad Khan.
- Prajakta Koli- Popularly known for her YouTube channel “MostlySane”, Prajakta Koli is one of the most prominent YouTubers of today. Her videos are humorous representations of day-to-day situations and observations. With her increasing popularity and following, she went on to collab with mainstream Bollywood actors like Kareena Kapoor Khan, Vicky Kaushal and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. After being honoured by multiple awards and recognitions like Forbes’ 30 under 30, she was seen in a short film called Khayali Pulao. This was released on her YouTube channel.
- Sumukhi Suresh- Another popular comedian, Sumukhi is famous for her comedy sketches written and starred by her for online platforms as well as live performances. Sumukhi received fame with Pushpavalli of Amazon Prime Videos and received great admiration from critics. Additionally, she’s a talented host and known for hosting Comicstaan for Amazon Prime Videos.
- Bhuvan Bam- Almost the entire Indian youth is aware of this social media sensation. With his hilarious comic sketches, known as vines, he is one of India’s most popular YouTuber. Starting off with posting self-recorded selfie videos on Facebook, Bhuvan started his own YouTube channel named “BB ki Vines” which became famous overnight. He has appeared in the short film Plus Minus, as a comedian in “One Mic Stand” and released several original music videos.
- Nidhi Bisht- Originally a practising lawyer, Nidhi made the entertainment debut with The Viral Fever where she became a popular face on their web series. In addition to these, she has starred in Anushka Sharma’s Phillauri and is going to appear in Dream Girl starred by Ayushmann Khurrana.