ZEE5 Global unveils Jan 2021 line-up
January 5, 2021
ZEE5 Global, the largest OTT platform for South Asian content, has announced its line-up of content to kickstart the new year.
Raising the curtains on 2021 on January 1, the much-anticipated ZEE5 Original Nail Polish takes us on a hypnotic journey of the uncertainties of the human mind. Nail Polish features an ensemble cast including Arjun Rampal, Manav Kaul, Ranjit Kapoor, and Anand Tiwari.
On January 7, a satirical comedy, ZEE5 Original Kaagaz will narrate the story of a man who fought for his life for 19 years after being declared dead by a group of people keen to take over his assets. Starring the epitome of versatility, Pankaj Tripathi in the lead role, ZEE5 Original Kaagaz is directed by Satish Kaushik and has been one of the most anticipated releases of 2021.
ZEE5’s second Bangladeshi Original ‘What The Fry’ is set to premiere on January 9. Directed by national award-winning director Anam Biswas, ‘What The Fry’ is a heart-warming tale of a suicidal film star who meets a simple guy and finds a deeper meaning to life. The show is free to watch for viewers in Bangladesh.
Under its pay-per-view vertical – Plex, ZEE5 Global is set to release two digital-first blockbuster films. Premiering on January 13, the comedy-drama Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari will take us back to the 90’s, before the social media era, where a wedding detective performs background checks on prospective grooms. The movie features some incredible performances by some of the most revered actors of the industry including Manoj Bajpayee, Diljit Dosanj and Fatima Sana Shaikh.
On January 14, another comedy-drama, Biskoth gets released with two prolific stars of the Tamil film industry, Santhanam and Tara Alisha.
On January 22, the platform will release a gripping Original Jeet Ki Zid. An Amit Sadh starrer, the series is based on a true story about grit, determination and the military. It’s a tale of a soldier whose never give-up attitude helps him overcome tough challenges and turn the impossible into possible.
Yet another action-packed Original, this time from ZEE5-Alt Balaji combine, Bang Bang will premiere on January 26. Shot in the picturesque landscape of Maharashtra, Bang Bang is a high-octane thriller starring Ruhi Singh, Faisal Sheikh amongst others.
Popular Tamil serial Singa Penne returns to ZEE5, continuing the story of a girl who falls in love with a boy in the military forces and decides to cross every hurdle to join the army herself. The second part of Singa Penne S1 premieres on Indian Republic Day – January 26.
Lastly, on January 27, ZEE5 Global will stream its new TV show, Teri Meri Ek Jindri, encompassing the lives of two young lovers against the backdrop of Punjab. The new ZEE TV romantic show is based on the evergreen mantra that opposites attract.