OTT shows have given us many amazing female characters but some have made a special place in our hearts with their performances. Here are some of our top picks.

If the past year was any proof, OTT content is on the rise and we can only expect more of it to entertain us in the near future. With the growth in OTT content, the number of interesting female characters and storylines has also gone up. It is refreshing to see female characters take the center stage and own their space in the world of OTT shows. These characters have substance, good screentime and contribute to the cenral plot instead of being treated like mannie-pixie-dream-girls.

These successful female characters impressed and moved people with their on-screen portrayal and are proof that people are hungry for more such great characters played by talented and incredible actors.

Here’s our pick of female characters in OTT shows that left an impression on the audeince:

Aarya (Sushmita Sen) in Aarya (Disney+Hotstar)

Gollu (Shweta Tripathi) in Mirzapur (Amazon Prime Video)

Beena (Rasika Duggal) in Mirzapur (Amazon Prime Video)

Damini (Sayani Gupta) in Four More Shots Please (Amazon Prime Video)

Anjali (Kirti Kulhari) in Four More Shots Please (Amazon Prime Video)

Umang (Baani J) in Four More Shots Please (Amazon Prime Video)

Siddhi (Maanvi Gagroo) in Four More Shots Please (Amazon Prime Video)

Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy) in Queen’s Gambit (Netflix)

Esther Shapiro (Shira Hass) in Unorthodox (Netflix)

Tokyo (Úrsula Corberó) in Money Heist (Netflix)

Nairobi (Alba Flores) in Money Heist (Netflix)

Raquel (Itziar Ituño) in Money Heist (Netflix)

Vartika Chaturvedi (Shefali Shah) in Delhi Crime (Netflix)

Neeti Singh (Rasika dugal) in Delhi Crime (Netflix)

Dolly (Swastika Mukherjee) in Paatal Lok (Amazon Prime Video)

Sara Matthews (Niharika Lyra Dutta) in Paatal Lok (Amazon Prime Video)

Renu (Gul Panang) in Paatal Lok (Amazon Prime Video)

Sucheta Dalal (Shreya Dhanwanthary) in Scam 1992 (Sony LIV)

Queen Elizabeth (Olivia Coleman) in The Crown (Netflix)

Margaret Thatcher (Gillian Anderson) in The Crown (Netflix)

Princess Diana (Emma Corrin) in The Crown (Netflix)

Princess Margaret (Helena Bonham) in The Crown (Netflix)

Shanti Mishra (Geetanjali Kulkarni) in Gullak (Sony LIV)

Dimple (Prajakta Kohli) in Mismatched (Netflix)

Madam C.J Walker (Octavia Spencer) in Self Made (Netflix)

Pushpavalli (Sumukhi Suresh) in Pushapavalli (Amazon Prime Video)

Honorary Mentions:

Fleabag (Phoebe Waller-Bridge) in Fleabag (Amazon Prime Video)

Miriam Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan) in Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon Prime Video)

Tara (Sobhita Dhulipala) in Made In Heaven (Amazon Prime video)

Claire Underwood (Robin Wright) in House of Cards (Netflix)

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