The entertainment never stops on ZEE5, as more and more movies join the list of those streaming on the platform that you can watch whenever the mood strikes. Here is a list of favourite films that you are sure to enjoy. Check them out today!
Ganashatru is a famous drama from 1990, directed by the legendary Satyajit Ray, starring Soumitra Chatterjee, Ruma Guha Thakurta, Mamata Shankar, and Dhritiman Chatterjee. Ashoke Gupta, an honest doctor, finds an alarming spread of jaundice among his patients. His quest to find the root of this fast-spreading disease leads him to the contaminated holy water of the Tripureshwar temple in Chandipur. With local politicians and civic authorities standing in his way, will Ashoke be able to get the water cleansed?
2. Thai Curry
Three friends living a carefree life in Thailand get into trouble with a mafia gang. Thai Curry, a movie from 2019, is the hilarious tale of their attempt to escape. The film stars an extensive cast of actors including Soham Chakraborty, Hiraan Chatterjee, Rudranil Ghosh, Saswata Chatterjee, Pallavi Chatterjee, Abhijit Guha, Rachel White, Trina Saha, Poulomi Das, Ayoshi Talukdar and Sayan Ghosh. It has been directed by Ankit Aditya. Watch it for an absolute laugh riot of an experience!
Mahalaya is a 2019 drama starring Subhasish Mukhopadhyay and Jisshu Sengupta. The film brings to screen the remarkable true incident from 1976 when Bengal’s biggest superstar, Uttam Kumar, replaced Birendra Krishna Bhadra for an All India Radio show, Mahisasura Mardini, and the hue and cry that followed.
Ekchakra is a 2019 action drama film starring Priyanka Rati Pal, Indrasish Roy, Sugato Roy and Garima Ghosh. When Zoya Rehman, a brave female police officer, gets transferred to a village called Ekchakra, she discovers that the village is a gateway for sex trafficking. Zoya sets out to expose Bakrakshas, a powerful criminal who heads the trafficking mafia. Will she succeed in her bold endeavour?
5. Byomkesh Phire Elo
Byomkesh Phire Elo is a 2014 Bengali drama film starring Abir Chatterjee, Saswata Chatterjee, Ushasie Chakraborty and Biswajit Chakraborty. Benimadhab, a wealthy businessman, and his servant Meghraj are found killed under mysterious circumstances. When police are unable to crack the case, the renowned detective, Byomkesh Bakshi, is called to investigate the case. Will Byomkesh be able to nab the killer?
Mehmaan is a ZEE5 Original thriller movie starring Kaushik Sen, Raima Sen and Saheb Bhattacharya. Somshubhro and Aalo are a happily married couple from Kolkata. However, there lurks some secrets within every marriage. What is the secret in their relationship, and how far will they be able to go for the sake of love?
Amanush is a classic romantic movie from 1975, starring Uttam Kumar, Sharmila Tagore, Prema Narayan, and Utpal Dutt. Madhusudan’s life is perfect until he is framed and imprisoned for a crime. He is rejected by everyone including the girl who used to love him dearly. Unable to deal with his situation, Madhusudan takes to the bottle and starts living a life which he had never thought he would. Will he be able to lead a normal life again? Will Rekha forgive him and re-enter his life? Or is Madhusudan really guilty?
8. Anand Ashram
Another Uttam Kumar starrer, Anand Ashram is a 1977 romantic movie also starring Ashok Kumar and Sharmila Tagore. A wealthy landlord abandons his son, who is a doctor, for marrying a poor girl against his wishes. Later, the landlord’s servant brings home a baby who was abandoned. Both the landlord and his servant raise the child as their own. Later on, they are shocked to stumble upon a secret which was hidden from them for years. Does this have anything to do with the landlord’s abandoned son?
9. Shesh Mess
Shesh Mess is a film set in the future starring Gourab Chakraborty, Aparajita Ghosh Das and Abhijit Guha. It is the year 2025, and Kolkata has only one hidden mess occupied by eight different individuals who are left here. The men, apart from struggling with their individual and interpersonal issues, also have to deal with the dilapidated property.
Honeymoon is a Bengali comedy film starring Soham Chakraborty, Subhashree Ganguly and Ranjit Mallick. Married for more than a year, Geetin and Jayati are still waiting to go on their honeymoon all because of Geetin’s workaholic boss. Finding the perfect opportunity when he goes to Mumbai on a business trip, they leave for their honeymoon, but are met with an unpleasant surprise at the honeymoon destination.
11. Koyekti Meyer Galpo
Koyekti Meyer Golpo is a 2012 crime film starring Tanushree Chakraborty, Locket Chatterjee, Raima Sen, and Nimisha De Sarkar. A group of girls become obsessed with leading a lavish lifestyle. In order to manage their cost of living, they dabble in the dark waters of prostitution. What will happen to these girls now? Will they ever be able to come out of this unscathed?
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