Known for its unique and diversified content, ZEE5 has emerged as one of the big players in the OTT arena. Across languages, ZEE5 gained a dedicated viewer base. Besides films, ZEE5 offers web series as originals as well. ZEE5 recently acquired the rights to the magnum opus RRR.
To foray into the Telugu market further, the OTT platform announced a bunch of originals touching various genres from comedy to suspense to thriller. ZEE5 collaborated with talented filmmakers to provide originals without any compromise on the quality of content. An event was held in Hyderabad to announce the interesting projects. Titled Hooked, the event was a star-studded one.
Let's have a look at the originals that will be streamed on ZEE5.
ATM- Heist Comedy
Having a stellar cast of Subbaraju, Prudhvi, and VJ Sunny ATM is a heist comedy that will provide entertainment to the watchers. Popular director Harish Shankar unveiled the first look of the originals and wished the team all the best. How the boys who are on a mission for the heist escape from the cop offer endless laughter.
Recce- Thriller Genre
The multi-starrer thriller brings together some of the finest talents like Shiva Balaji, Sri Ram, Dhanya Balakrishna, Rajeshwari Nair, Aadukalam Nareyn, Sharanya Pradeep, Sammeta Gandhi, and Ester Noronha. As the actors are known for their intensity in their acting, ZEE5 is hinting at offering something big.
'Maa Neella Tank'
Bringing back the Village drama concept, ZEE5 will offer a romantic comedy based in a small village. Talented actor Sushanth is gearing up for his OTT debut with the upcoming show.
To offer gripping and relevant content the OTT platform is going to bring the stories of youngsters whose lives change when they started their careers in the IT sector. The struggles youngsters face in the booming IT Sector will be shown on the screen by not missing the basic emotions. Niharika Konidela is bankrolling the project.
Talented filmmaker Praveen Sattaru is helming the spy drama that traces the adventures of a spy highlighting the challenges and issues faced by a spy. The series is dubbed as a wholesome entertainer that makes the audience stick to the scenes. The series tells us about the heroics of a deadly spy who gets to know about the plot of a terrorist who planted bombs in India. Can she corner the terrorist and detect the bombs forms the crux of the story.
Hunting of the Stars
A face-off between a serial killer and a fierce cop. A serial killer poses a big challenge by killing the high-profile cops and a fierce cop gets into the story to nab him. Will he stop the serial killer from creating a rampage? How the forensic expert helps the cop in this journey. Why did the serial killer start killing the cops? The series will answer these questions. It stars Lavanya Tripathi and Aadi Saikumar in pivotal roles.
Boarding a flight is a dream for many. People make big plans for the same. What happens when their first flight journey turns upside down after meeting an eloping couple is the story. The comedy series provides hilarious and emotional moments.
Honour killings are on a rise in the country. In the name itself the OTT platform hinted at the points the series will touch. An inter-caste couple falls head over heels for each other and get married. The respective families get to know about this and want to use violence to teach them a deadly lesson. Can the couple save themselves? We have to watch the series to know this. The series stars Nivetha Pethuraj, Naresh Agastya, Naga Babu, and Praneetha Patnaik
The Black Coat
The Courtroom drama is created by Anand Ranga that shows the plight of innocent victims who were framed in the cases by a powerful lawyer. A young law graduate happens to cross paths with a senior lawyer. What happens when the senior and young lawyer fights each other in a murder case is the crux.
Aha Naa Pellanta
Finding a suitable girl for marriage has become a huge task these days. A young man pins high hopes on getting married and makes all the arrangements. But he faces a big shock on the marriage day. What is the shock he faced and who is behind this forms the main plot.
Starring Anjali in the pivotal role, Bahishkarana has a village backdrop. The story happens in a village in Andhra Pradesh and tells us the atrocities of a Sarpanch who can go to any extent for his power. The edge-of-the-seat corner touches on elements like love and murder.