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Meet the Web Series Star Prateik Babbar

From kick-starting his acting career in Jaane Tu...Ya Jaane Na to having insectophobia...get up close with actor

The digital world is arguably in its most-loved-yet phase right now, with various streaming platforms capturing the imagination of the audience like never before! This striking shift in the consumption of entertainment has not just birthed an unprecedented domination of the digi-landscape, with several addictive shows to boast, it has also led to the rise (and rise!) of a melange of web superstars!

In an ode to the changing trends, Cosmo gets talking to some of these new-age stars, on how they started out, their journey so far, and why this supremely-talented bunch needs to be on your watch list right now!  

Prateik Babbar
Last Seen In: Four More Shots Please! Season 2 (Amazon Prime)

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“I decided to be an actor—seriously—after my first film, Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na, turned out to be a box-office hit. My character was loved and appreciated...and that’s when I was certain. If not an actor, I would have been a sportsman, or a musician. There are so many films that I can watch over and over, like The Godfather series and Scarface. In fact,  ‘I’m Tony Montana. You f*ck with me, you’re f*cking with the best!’ by Al Pacino from Scarface is one of my all-time favourite dialogues! Off-screen, I think I am a calm and patient person. Also, hungry...and someone who strives to be the best version of himself all the time. And you may not know this, but I have insectophobia!”