1. Kaali 2
The month of June may be another extension of the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the Coronavirus, but it certainly does not have to be boring as we continue to stay at home for most of our time. With a host of exciting shows and movies now out on the ZEE5 platform, you can stay entertained like never before! We got you a list of most favourite content that has been creating a stir among audiences, that you are sure to enjoy.
Kaali 2, the newest season of the thrilling ZEE5 Original series, has finally released! It stars Paoli Dam as the titular protagonist who races against time and all odds to save her only son, Abhishek Banerjee who is well known for his negative characters, Chandan Roy Sanyal and Vidya Malavade. Kaali 2 is an even more intense ride than the first season with lots more action, suspense, and drama that will keep you on the edge of your seat. The high-octane journey of an ordinary woman pitted against menacing criminals, gang wars, and a skewed law enforcement system, all because she will go any lengths to protect her child, is a highly riveting watch that will leave you amazed. Watch it now if you haven’t yet!
Asur, the superhit film directed by Pavel Bhattacharjee which stars Jeet, Abir Chatterjee and Nusrat Jahan, is an epic tribute to the great sculptor Ramkinkar Baij. It is about Kigan (Jeet), an eccentric genius of an artist who sets out to create his best work yet — the largest idol of Goddess Durga. He enlists the help of his friends Aditi (Nusrat Jahan) and Bodhi (Abir Chatterjee). The three of them become embroiled in a contentious love triangle that plays out dramatically. A film that stands apart from any other, Asur is a rare cinematic treat that you do not want to miss!
Parineeta, directed by Raj Chakraborty, is a romantic drama where Ritwick plays Babaida, a tuition teacher. Having been a record-breaking student, he coaches other students, one of whom, Mehul (Subhashree Ganguly), is completely in love with him. He does not reciprocate this however, and romances his college-mate, Sayantika (Falaque Rashid Roy). In a shocking plot twist, Babaida commits suicide. Watch the film to unravel the mystery behind this tragedy with Mehul, who takes it upon herself to do so. Full of intrigue, this one is a riveting tale of love and deception.
4. Karkat Rogue
Karkat Rogue is a ZEE5 Original thriller series starring Chitrangada Satarupa, Indraneil Sengupta, Rajesh Sharma and Jayant Kriplani. Dr Beas Banerjee, a forensic surgeon suffering from cancer, identifies an unusual correlation in the bodies that she dissects. Following a suspicion that something is amiss, she stumbles upon a clandestine racket by a corrupt doctor. The first medical thriller of its kind, Karkat Rogue will keep you in suspense throughout!
5. Basu Poribar
Basu Poribar, a star-studded Bengali film directed by Suman Ghosh includes actors like Soumitra Chatterjee, Aparna Sen, Rituparna Sengupta, Jisshu Sengupta, and Sawsata Chatterjee. It is set in the large ancestral family home of the characters, and revolves around a retired barrister (played by Soumitra) and his wife (Aparna) who are preparing to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Their children and extended family members are reuniting for the first time in years for this, and what follows is a dramatic sequence of events that will take you by surprise.
6. Sharate Aaj
Sharate Aaj is a ZEE5 Original series packed with action and drama. The show centres around NRI Bengalis from India and Bangladesh who come together to celebrate a special Durga Pujo. However, their fun is ruined when a group of terrorists hell-bent on creating problems uses this event as an opportunity to execute their dangerous plans. Starring Parambrata Chattopadhyay, this one is a thriller that you will really enjoy watching!
7. Judgement Day
Judgement Day is a hard-hitting ZEE5 Original Series with a sharp social message. Diya (Sohini Sarkar) and Hiya (Madhumita Sarcar) are two sisters. Tragedy strikes a gang of brutal goons attack and rape Hiya on a visit to Kolkata. Diya, who is an advocate, makes it her mission to avenge her sister and bring these vicious criminals to justice.
8. Saat Number Shanatan Sanyal
Saat Number Shanatan Sanyal is a ZEE5 Original psychological thriller film starring Kaushik Ganguly, Shilajit Majumdar, Saoli Chatterjee, and Shaheb Bhattacharjee. The story revolves around Shanatan Sanyal, a struggling perfume salesman, who visits seven clients who are his namesakes. Things get complicated when the namesakes start disappearing one after the other. What happens next? Watch to find out!
9. Satyanweshi Byomkesh
Satyanweshi Byomkesh is the latest Byomkesh Bakshi film directed by Sayantan Ghosal and creatively produced by Anjan Dutt. Starring Parambrata Chattopadhyay as the iconic detective and Rudranil Ghosh as Ajit, his friend and assistant, this highly suspenseful film is based on Magno Mainak, one of Saradindu Bandyopadhyay’s classic Byomkesh novels. Watch as the duo crack the case of the mysterious death of the beautiful Hena Malik.
Kidnap is a 2019 Bengali action thriller movie starring Dev, Rukmini Maitra, Chandan Sen, and Kamaleshwar Mukherjee. When a photojournalist (Rukmini Maitra) stumbles upon illegal activities taking place at a shady pub, the criminals involved go after her. The only person standing between her and the criminals is a singer (Dev) working at the pub. Can he save her from the imminent danger?
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