The January 2020 launch on ZEE5 platform is a star-studded lineup of shows. Touted as the largest OTT platform in India for its regional content, they are holding no bars with their shows!
ZEE5 has had an eventful year of showers which drew in a huge chunk of their viewership and have been able to maintain this throughout 2019. They have already launched 100 plus shows and this is across multiple regional languages in India.
The Programming Head Aparna Acharekar spoke in length about ZEE5’s new releases for January 2020. “2019 was a fantastic year where we launched over 100+ Originals across top Indian languages and created a milestone in the Indian OTT space. We are the only OTT platform in the country to have consistently delivered originals across genres and languages for all audience groups. We are all set to break our own records in 2020 and are constantly working towards ensuring an engaging experience for our viewers.”
The jam-packed January 2020 Binge Resolution consists of author-backed shows. Indian writer Sumrit Shahi’s best-seller ‘Never Kiss Your Best Friend’ has been adapted into a rom-com of the same name. Sandeep Unnithan’s ‘Black Tornado: The Three Sieges of Mumbai 26/11’ has been adapted into a show as well.
It doesn’t stop here as there are women-oriented shows in the pipeline as well. Popular actor Jennifer Winget will star in ‘Code M’ and have the company of Tanuj Wirwani and Rajat Kapoor in the show.
‘Kark Rouge’ is another talked about the show that will premiere in Hindi and Bengali. It will see Chitrangada Satrupa, Indraneil Sengupta and Rajesh Sharma in lead roles.
Immensely popular ‘Home Minister Bharat Daura’, a Marathi show has been renewed for a brand new season this month. You would also want to stay tuned to know what happens with the ‘PaithaniSaaris’ show as that gets renewed for another season as well.
ZEE5 leaves no genre unturned as their mythological series ‘Kahat Hanuman Jai Shri Ram’ is based on Bal Hanuman. The plot begins when Bal Hanuman is conceived by Maharani Anjali and MaharajKesari, played by Sneha Wagh and Jiten Lalwani respectively.
Zee Network isn’t shying away from its regional content expansion as they will launch a Punjabi General Entertainment Channel in India. The channel will be launched on the auspicious day of Lohri, which is the 13th of January. Punjabi swag is set to rule your TV screens with the local edition of the popular musical reality show, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. The brand ambassador for this show will be ace singer, Gurdas Maan Sahab.
Zee will also kickstart its award season with the Tamil edition of it. Zee Cine Awards Tamil will air on ZEE5 this month. This will be followed by the Telugu edition of awards as well.
Let’s get that January 2020 Resolution Binge rolling!
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