ZEE5 Global, the world’s largest platform for South Asian content today announced the launch of its Mega Bangladeshi Original web series, Ladies & Gentlemen. This is the platform’s second web-series and sixth Bangladeshi Original.
The cast of the series Tasnia Farin, Partha Barua, Hasan Masood, Iresh Zaker, Mukit Zakaria, Pavel Areen, Maria Nur, and from the crew Producer Nusrat Tisha, Tanvir Hossain and DOP Alexey Kosorukov came together to share their experience about working with each other for this mega project in a fun session.
Ladies & Gentlemen, directed by Farooki and shot by cinematographer Alexey Kosorukov, is the story of an ordinary girl and her emotional journey to becoming the voice of every working woman in Bangladesh. An eight-episode series that puts strong women in the forefront, the show highlights the complexity of male-female dynamics and issues like misogyny that are sure to resonate with ZEE5 Global’s audiences across 190+ countries.
Following the massive success of Bangladeshi Originals like Mainkar Chipay, WTFry, Contract, Jodi Kintu Tobuo, and the recently released Thanda, ZEE5 Global promises to deliver yet another compelling story with Ladies & Gentlemen.
Archana Anand, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 Global, said “Bangladesh has some of the finest directors and artistes and is a treasure trove of culturally rich stories. We’re thrilled to announce our sixth Original, Ladies & Gentlemen, here today with Farooki and his stellar cast and production crew. Ladies & Gentlemen opens up a new genre for us, touching upon social issues that are very relevant in today’s context. This web-series is sure to touch a chord with both Bangladeshi audiences and even mainstream global audiences across countries.”
Speaking about Ladies & Gentlemen, renowned director Mostafa Sarwar Farooki said, “This is my first web series and that too on an international platform like Zee5 Global, so I am very thrilled with this partnership. We’ve put in a lot of effort with Ladies & Gentlemen, including partnering with an extremely talented international DOP Alexey Kosorukov. We hope that the series will ignite a conversation amongst its viewers about the societal issues that are highlighted.”
Set to premiere on July 9, ZEE5 Original web series Ladies & Gentlemen, will be available for free to watch for viewers in Bangladesh.
Users can download the ZEE5 app from Google Play Store / iOS App Store, on Roku devices, Samsung Smart TVs, Apple TVs, Android TVs, and Amazon Fire Stick.