Zee5 brings special content this Independence Day

The platform will premiere two original web series in Marathi and Bengali along with the world digital premiere of ‘The Tashkent Files’ on August 15

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Aug 12, 2019 4:19 PM



This Independence Day, ZEE5 premieres two original web series – ‘Gondya Ala Re’ in Marathi and ‘Satyameva Jayate’ in Bengali. The platform has also acquired rights for the world digital premiere of the critically acclaimed ‘The Tashkent Files’.

In addition to this, ZEE5 will also release a special Independence Day anthem ‘Hum Hai India’, celebrating ‘unity in diversity’ showcasing the beautiful and diverse landscape of India along with its vibrant culture and people who are as different as chalk and cheese, yet connected as Indians.

Bollywood actors Arjun Rampal, Gul Panag, Jimmy Shergill, and actors of TV show ‘Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega’ ⁠— Kanika Mann and Nishant Malkani feature in the anthem sung by Neeti Mohan, Abhay Jodhpurkar and Parry G.

The anthem is in partnership with Vivo.

Gondya Ala Re, a 10-episode web series based on Chapekar brothers from Pune is a historical thriller highlighting the first youth armed revolutionaries of India. The three brothers killed a tyrannical officer W.C. Rand whose atrocities in Pune had devastated the city. Directed by Ankur Kakatkar and helmed by Sunil Barve, Bhushan Pradhan, Kshitish Date, Shivraj Waichal, Bharat Dabholkar and others, it showcases the hustle and valour of three unsung heroes.

Satyameva Jayate, a 7-episode Bengali thriller web series about how justice prevails even in a corrupt system. The series, directed by award winning director Arindam Sil features actors Arjun Chakraborty, Souraseni Moitra, Vipin Sharma, Jayant Kriplani and Sudipta Chakraborty.

The ‘Tashkent Files’ starring Naseeruddin Shah, Mithun Chakroborty and Shweta Basu Prasad in leading roles. Directed by Vivek Agnihotri, the film exposes the mystery behind the death of our late Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri.

In addition to this, the platform will also presented URI – The Surgical Strike in Tamil and Telugu on August 10.

Aparna Acharekar, Programming Head, ZEE5 India, said, “ZEE5 is an Indian brand and we are always happy to bring forward stories which reverberate a patriotic feeling. To mark the 73rd Independence Day, our endeavour has been to present the best patriotic movies and web series that our viewers can watch and celebrate this special day.”

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