As the coronavirus outbreak has triggered a nationwide lockdown, people, who are staying home in self-quarantine, are clearly struggling with boredom due to the loss of freedom. Also, the uncertainty over what lies ahead is driving many of us crazy. So, to help us be calm and ward of our boredom, ZEE5 has made a few of its content free for its audience. Yes, you read that right. From Postman, Mrs. Subbalakshmi to Thiravam and High Priestess, these web series are now accessible. ZEE5 is releasing one episode of Postman and Mrs. Subbalakshmi each day and you can watch them for free this week. But, don’t worry, next week, the platform will release Thiravam and High Priestess for free but one episode at a time. After this, sitting at home for a couple of weeks shouldn’t seem like a challenge.
Watch the first episode of High Priestess here:
Helmed by Prashanth Gunasekaran, ZEE5’s web series Postman, starring actor Munishkanth as the lead protagonist alongside Thumbaa actress Keerthi Pandian, is an anthology of the nine letters the postman could not deliver. The story revolves around Raja, a postman and possibly the biggest fan of Rajinikanth, who leads a happy life with his daughter. However, on a tragic day, with nine letters yet to be delivered, Raja meets with an accident and slips into a coma. The series of events that take place when he tries to deliver these letters 23 years later forms the crux of the story. The series, bankrolled by Sameer Barath Ram, premiered on June 27, 2019. And since you are struggling to cope up with the crisis of the global pandemic, the channel decided to release one episode every day to help you ward off your boredom. Go catch the episodes that are currently streaming on ZEE5.
Helmed by Vamsi Krishna, Mrs. Subbalakshmi, a ZEE5 Original comedy series, revolves around a woman struggling to seek freedom from her routine life. After her workaholic husband forgets their wedding anniversary, Subbalakshmi takes her friend’s advice and decides to walk out of the house, leaving a letter behind. The series, starring Lakshmi Manchu, Srinivas Avasarala and Adrus Raghu, shows Subbu’s journey that turns both adventurous and hilarious when she lands up in the middle of a diamond heist.
ZEE5 Tamil Original series High Priestess revolves around Swathi Reddy, a tarot card reader and psychic, who deals with peculiar cases and clients that make her experience the supernatural powers around her. Written and helmed by Pushpa Ignatius, the eight-episode series, that is currently streaming on ZEE5, is a 2019 thriller and it features Amala Akkineni and Kishore Kumar in the lead roles. Now, watch the episodes on ZEE5 as the channel is airing one episode every day beginning from this week.
Helmed by Arvind Krishna, Thiravam is a thriller drama that takes a deeper look into the upheaval in the petroleum industry. Starring Prasanna, Indhuja, John Vijay and Kaali Venkat, this ZEE5 Tamil Original series revolves around the life of a small-time scientist. He claims to have invented a herbal fuel that will revolutionise the petroleum industry, thereby posing a threat to rich politicians dependent on oil money. What happens next is a game of cat and mouse played by these corrupt politicians against this scientist? Will they succeed? Will his invention see the light of the day? To find out, watch Thiravam now on ZEE5!
What's Up Velakkari
In addition to these daily episodes, we also have a couple of series made fully free. What’s Up Velakkari revolves around Jessi, an ultra-modern and tech-savvy maid, who is an integral part of her employer Natraj’s life. Things get complicated when Natraj’s newly-wed wife feels jealous of Jessi’s tech-savvy skills and her chemistry with Natraj. Starring Dhanya Balakrishna as the uber-savvy maid Jessi, the series also features Rakendu Mouli, Abhirami Iyer and Praveen Kumar M in pivotal roles. Watch it now as it is currently streaming free on ZEE5. Stay tuned!
Tell us which one did you like the most in the comment section below.
And, if you love to watch Tamil dramas, you can check out Nisha on ZEE5.
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