Actor Dibyendu Bhattacharya has worked in Hindi Film industry for about 20 years. However, he agreed that OTT platforms have given him more recognition. He said that theatre and film industry gave him recognition but there was a significant difference between the degree of recognition. He said, “Before coming to NSD, I had already got recognition. Then I got little recognition after doing Monsoon Wedding, then post Dev D I got more recognition. It continued with Black Friday and BA Pass. So, people were already talking about my work. When I got work on OTT and entered household, all my previous work amalgamated together in one.
Actor Dibyendu Bhattacharya Talks About OTT:
He told Hindustan Times, “People felt that they always recognised me but now is the time to celebrate my craft. So, my current recognition wouldn’t have been of much significant had my previous work not been liked. But I am very happy and grateful to be getting good work, people are appreciating my craft. However, it only matters more when people look at my cumulative work of 30 years.”
The actor believes that web shows have changed the direction of his career. His web shows like Criminal Justice andhave got so appreciated that it re-established him as a good, versatile actor in the industry. He has also proved that he cannot be typecast. He added, “The game got changed because people are being able to see me in different characters and that is how I want to continue working.”
Dibyendu also said that on OTT platforms he has only got substantial roles. In Undekhi he essayed a positive character while in Criminal Justice he is like a demon. He also said when one performs an important role well, then it gives creative satisfaction.
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