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Top Creators Gear Up for Exciting New Acting Roles

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Content creators are the new stars in the entertainment industry. From starring in films to showcasing their talent on OTT, these creators have leveraged their online fame to enter the glamorous world of Bollywood, demonstrating the increasing crossover between digital content creation and mainstream entertainment.

The rise in popularity of YouTubers, influencers, and content creator trying their luck as actors is a new phenomenon. In the past, we have seen a list of these creators who have taken up acting as a second career and are doing wonders.

Let’s take a look at these popular creators, who having already made their acting debut, have some interesting projects in the pipeline.

Kusha Kapila

Social media sensation Kusha Kapila is doing very well for herself. She made her acting debut with the Netflix anthology Ghost Stories. She was recently seen in Rhea Kapoor’s ‘Thank You For Coming.’ The film also starred Bhumi Pednekar, Shehnaaz Gill, and Dolly Singh in key roles. She was also part of Amazon Mini TV’s Dehati Ladke. Talking about her upcoming project, Kusha will be seen in an upcoming film “Sab First Class” by Cine1 Studios. The film also has Shehnaaz Gill and Varun Sharma in the lead roles. The cast has wrapped up the shoot and the film is now in its post-production stage.

Bhuvan Bam

Known for his YouTube channel “BB Ki Vines,” Bhuvan Bam made his acting debut with the short film “Plus Minus” alongside Divya Dutta. He also starred in the web series “Dhindora,” which he produced. Bhuvan who gained accolades for his acting chops in Taaza Khabar will soon be seen in the second season of that series. Bhuvan will also star in an upcoming action thriller flick which will be directed by a newcomer. He will be playing the lead role in a major action thriller.

Prajakta Koli

Prajakta, who is popularly known as “MostlySane” on YouTube, made her acting debut in the Netflix series “Mismatched.” She also appeared in the film “Jug Jugg Jeeyo.” The witty girl has wrapped up the shoot of Mismatched season 3 and the series is expected to release anytime soon. She will also be seen in a new horror drama series titled Andhera alongside Surveen Chawla, Karanvir Malhotra, and Vatsal Sheth on Amazon Prime Video.

 Viraj Ghelani

Creator Viraj Ghelani impressed with his notable cameo in the blockbuster film Jawan featuring Shah Rukh Khan, Nayanthara, and Vijay Sethupathi. He also played Bhumi Pednekar’s boyfriend in the movie Govinda Naam Mera. And now Viraj will play a lead role in an upcoming Gujarati horror comedy film Jhamkudi. Manasi Parekh Gohil and her husband Parthiv Gohil have turned producers for the movie, which is set to release on May 31. Viraj is currently at the Cannes Film Festival promoting his film, marking a significant milestone in his career.

Avneet Kaur

Social media star Avneet Kaur is known for her acting chops in Aladdin: Naam Toh Suna Hoga. The actress was a part of the popular movie Mardaani and made her big Bollywood debut as a lead actress in Tiku Weds Sheru opposite Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Avneet’s upcoming film Luv Ki Arrange Marriage is expected to be released in 2024. She is playing the lead opposite Sunny Singh. In an interview, Avneet mentioned wrapping up the shoot. It is a family comedy genre and she had a great time shooting with an ensemble cast.

Anushka Sen

Moreover Actress and influencer Anushka Sen, is well-known for her stint in shows like Baal Veer, and Jhansi Ki Rani. She recently announced that she will be making her grand debut in South Korean cinema with her upcoming project, ‘Asia.’ In an interview, the actress mentioned she will be seen playing an assassin for the first time.  She has wrapped up the shoot and is looking forward to the film’s release.

Siddharth Nigam

However Actor and influencer Siddharth Nigam has captivated audiences with his exceptional talent and charismatic presence on television and silver screens. Siddharth is still recalled for his roles in the TV show Aladdin and Aamir Khan movie starrer Dhoom 3. He’s all set to make his mark on the OTT space with his upcoming web series G.O.A.T. which will star Jacqueline Fernandez and Neil Nitin Mukesh in the lead roles. Furthermore Siddharth mentioned that the character is something new for his fans and audience. The actor was last seen in Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan, with Salman Khan.

Which of these are you tuning into?

Dharini Sanghavi is an entertainment journalist, and mom to a son. She has more than 13 years of experience and has worked with TellyChakkar and Koimoi. She is a social bird and is self-motivated by nature!

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Bigg Boss OTT 3 Contestant Shivani Kumari: If I Win Bigg Boss, It Will Be Victory Of All The Village Girls Who Are Confined To Their Houses

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Rural influencer Shivani Kumari from Uttar Pradesh is making her way in Bigg Boss OTT season 3, hosted by Bollywood star Anil Kapoor. She happens to be one of the exciting contestants to look forward to in the show.

Well, before Shivani gets into the Bigg Boss house, The Reelstars got in touch with the dancer and asked her a few questions.

In the Bigg Boss house participants get limited food and ration, so how would you deal with that?

“Well, food is never a problem of concern as I have survived without food for straight 2 days. I come from a village and unfortunately, I didn’t have a shelter to live and money to buy things for me. There have been days when I used to ask for food from others to fill my stomach. So surviving in the house without food won’t be a problem for me.”

Sometimes during the task, contestants may have to eat chilies, or shape the eyebrow, how would you deal with it?

“I can eat chillis, shape my eyebrows, and up for the challenges. All these things don’t really scare me.”

Are you entering the show with any strategy?

“I am not entering the show with any kind of pressure of strategy. I just want to enjoy my stint and won’t take things to heart.”

Are you the kind of person who gets angry easily?

“Not at all, I am a very calm person and hardly get angry. I understand the post consequences of anger. Even If I get angry, I don’t say things in a fit of anger but handle the situations smartly.”

What were your family’s reactions to participating in the show?

“My family is very supportive. They all were crying the day I left for Mumbai. But they are all happy for me and want me to win the show.”

What is your motive behind participating in Bigg Boss?

“I am here to prove that even village girls are at par and should be given platforms to showcase their talent. If I win Bigg Boss, it will be the victory of all the girls living in small villages who are confined to houses.”

About Shivani Kumari

Shivani Kumari hails from Aryari village in Uttar Pradesh’s Auraiya district. She is a social media sensation known for showcasing her village life with her mother and sisters. She has over 4 million Instagram subscribers and a significant YouTube following. Shivani aims to make her mark like Manisha Kumari from Bihar did in Bigg Boss OTT 2.

Other confirmed contestants

This season will see social media stars like Vishal Pandey, Sana Sultan, Vada Pav girl Chandrika Dixit, Armaan Malik and his two wives, YouTubers Maxtern and Lovekesh Kataria, rapper Naezy, wrester Neeraj Goyat, actresses Sana Makbul and Paulomi Polo Das, tarot card reader Munisha Khatwani, TV actor Sai Ketan Rao, and journalist Deepak Chaurasia participating in the show.

Bigg Boss OTT 3 to premiere tonight on Jio Cinemas.

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Bigg Boss OTT 3 Contestant Vishal Pandey: Viewers Can Expect My Charming Side Of Personality

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Popular influencer Vishal Pandey who has been entertaining his fans with his engaging videos on social media, is set to take a big leap in his career. Vishal has been locked to participate in Bigg Boss OTT which is returning with season 3.

This season will be hosted by the ‘forever young’, and ‘jhakaas’ personality of Bollywood Anil Kapoor, taking over Salman Khan.

The excitement is at its peak as Bigg Boss lovers are anxiously looking forward to the new season to begin.

The Reelstars got in touch with Vishal and asked him a few questions before he began his Bigg Boss journey.

What are you expecting from your journey in the Bigg Boss house?

“I am expecting my journey to be authentic. With the work I have done on social media and entertaining viewers, I hope to receive love from my fans and Bigg Boss audience.”

What are your strengths to be the potential winner of the show?

“I am a very strong-headed, opinionated kind of a person. I respect others’ feelings which makes me different from others.”

Will you play games to impress show host Anil Kapoor?

“I am going play well in the show to impress my fans and janta.”

What can one expect from you in the show?

“Viewers can expect my charming side of personality. I want to be real and see myself going far in the show.”

Who has been your favourite Bigg Boss host?

“The one and all only Salman Khan. I am his huge fan and the kind of work he has done over the decades.”

About Vishal Pandey

Vishal Pandey is quite popular on Instagram for his lip-sync videos with Samiksha Sud and Bhavin Bhanushali. With a massive 9 million followers on his social media handles, he has also appeared in numerous music videos.

Other confirmed contestants

This season will see social media stars like Shivani Kumari, Sana Sultan, Vada Pav girl Chandrika Dixit, Armaan Malik and his two wives, YouTubers Maxtern and Lovekesh Kataria, rapper Naezy, wrester Neeraj Goyat, actresses Sana Makbul and Paulomi Polo Das, tarot card reader Munisha Khatwani, TV actor Sai Ketan Rao, and journalist Deepak Chaurasia participating in the show.

Bigg Boss OTT 3 to premiere tonight on Jio Cinemas.

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Know Which Social Media Stars Are Confirmed Participants on Bigg Boss OTT 3

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As the premiere of Bigg Boss OTT season 3 nears, The Reelstars brings you the list of social media stars and Youtubers. Besides, who have been locked for the Anil Kapoor-hosted show.

This season of Bigg Boss OTT 3 will see a mix of TV actors, influencers, newsmakers, musicians, and sports personalities participating.

YouTubers Maxtern and Lovekesh Kataria

This season of Bigg Boss OTT 3 will see two popular YouTubers – Sagar Thakur. Furthermore, he popularly known as Maxtern and Luv Kataria aka Lovekesh, entering the show. Maxtern recently grabbed headlines after he accused fellow YouTuber Elvish Yadav of attacking him during a late-night meeting in Gurugram. Ironically, perhaps, Lovekesh happens to be Elvish’s dear friend. He is known for creating prank videos and engaging vlogs on his YouTube channel. Expect fireworks!

Rural influencer Shivani Kumari

Shivani hails from the tiny Aryari village in Uttar Pradesh’s Auraiya district. She is a social media sensation known for showcasing her village life with her mother and sisters. She has over 4 million Instagram subscribers and a significant YouTube following. Shivani aims to make her mark like Manisha Kumari from Bihar did in Bigg Boss OTT 2.

Participants on Bigg Boss OTT 3 - Shivani Kumari

Social media star Vishal Pandey

Vishal Pandey is quite popular on Instagram for his lip-sync videos with Samiksha Sud and Bhavin Bhanushali. With a massive 9 million followers on his social media handles, he has also appeared in numerous music videos.

Participants on Bigg Boss OTT 3 - Vishal Pandey

Delhi’s Viral Vada Pav Girl Chandrika Dixit

Vada Pav girl Chandrika Dixit is also making her way into Bigg Boss OTT. With her bindaas attitude and dynamic personality, her fans would be looking forward to her journey in the reality show.

Participants on Bigg Boss OTT 3 - Chandrika Dixit

Influencer Sana Sultan

Sana Sultan is a popular model and was a TikTok content creator. With an eye watering 7 million following on Instagram. However, she has appeared in several popular Punjabi music videos, including ‘Dilwale’ by Sharry Mann and ‘Gustaakhi’ by Kaka. Her unique Urdu-speaking style sets her apart.

Participants on Bigg Boss OTT 3 - Sana Sultan

Content creator Armaan Malik and his two wives

Armaan Malik, who is known for creating engaging content and made headlines for having two wives. Moreover, he is entering the show along with both his better halves. For the first time in history, a contestant will participate in a show with not one but two wives. This should be interesting!

Participants on Bigg Boss OTT 3 - Armaan Malik

Other popular celebrities who are also getting locked in the house are rapper Naezy, wrester Neeraj Goyat, actresses Sana Makbul and Paulomi Polo Das, tarot card reader Munisha Khatwani, TV actor Sai Ketan Rao, and journalist Deepak Chaurasia.

Bigg Boss OTT 3 will launch on 22 June on Jio Cinema at 9 pm.

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