ZEE5 Offers Films & Shows For Free As Families Stay Inside Amid The Coronavirus Outbreak

ZEE5 is one of the several streaming services that has made changes to its platform as more people stay in due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Kuttram 23 (2017)

Kuttram 23 Poster

Amid calls for people to stay home and maintain social distance to sharply curb the spread of the coronavirus, ZEE5 has made changes to its platform in order to keep its audiences entertained during this hard time. As the coronavirus pandemic shuts cinemas around the world, movies that were in theaters have come to home streaming service now. ZEE5 has made streaming new films along with its originals available for free on the platform. Yes right, it’s absolutely free!

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Check Out the Films That Are Now Available For Free:

Kuttram 23

Helmed by Arivazhagan Venkatachalam, Kuttram 23 revolves around an assistant commissioner of police who investigates into the racket of murderers, from the medical industry to get justice for innocent victims. The film, that stars Arun Vijay, Mahima Nambiar, Vamsi Krishna, Aravind Akash and Thambi Ramaiah in pivotal roles, has a compelling story and is packaged in an entertaining format by filmmaker Arivazhagan.

Rajini Murugan

Rajini Murugan (2016)

Directed by Ponram, Rajini Murugan is a 2015 Tamil action comedy film starring Siva Karthikeyan and Keerti Suresh in the lead roles. Bankrolled by director N Lingusamy and N Subash Chandra Bose under the banner Thirrupathi Brothers, the story revolves around Rajini Murugan, an unemployed youth who is heir to his grandfather’s property. Rajini falls in love with Karthika but faces opposition from her father. Meanwhile, a family dispute also creates a rift between the brothers and Rajini must find a solution to resolve the issue. Rajini Murugan is the second directorial venture of Ponram, after the 2013 film Varuthapadaatha Valibar Sangam.

Diya (2018)

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Sai Pallavi and Naga Shourya starrer Diya revolves around the issue of abortion. It’s a 2018 horror-thriller which stars Veronika Arora, Gandhari Nithin and Santhana Bharathi in pivotal roles. The story is about an unmarried Thulasi (Sai), who gets pregnant with Krishna’s (Naga) child, but her parents and relatives force her to abort the baby. Five years later, when Thulasi and Krishna get married, the family witnesses a series of mysterious deaths and Thulasi suspects it to be the work of the spirit of her unborn child.

Uttama Villain (2015)

A still from Uttama Villain
A still from Uttama Villain

Uthama Villain, starring Kamal Haasan and Jayaram, revolves around superstar Manoranjan, who is diagnosed with a brain tumour and decides that his last film would be a comedy with his mentor, Margadarsi, with whom he had a fall-out years ago. It would be interesting to watch how will Manoranjan’s family and fans react to this film? This 2015 comedy-drama is helmed by noted director K Balachander, who is Kamal Haasan’s real-life mentor and is the final film of the former before his death in December 2014.

Balloon (2017)

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Directed by Sinish Sreedharan, Balloon is a gripping horror-comedy with entertaining action scenes. Seeking inspiration for a horror film, an aspiring filmmaker reaches a haunted house where a chain of bizarre incidents starts unfolding. While looking for answers the director realises that the incidents may have a connection to his past. Produced by Dhilip Subbarayan, Arun Balaji and Nandakumar, the 2017 horror-comedy stars Jai, Anjali and Janani Iyer in the leading roles.

India Pakistan (2015)

India Pakistan
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India Pakistan, starring Vijay Antony and Sushma Raj, revolves around the story of two lawyers Melina and Karthick, who share a common office due to financial troubles. They get into a lot of fights with each other with both striving for one upmanship over the other. For the sake of two young lovers from the village they visit, Melina decides to face the person who is causing trouble between the couple’s and get caught. Karthick saves her and they both confess their feelings for each other. This romantic-comedy is directed by N Anand and produced by Vijay Antony Film Corporation.

Vadacurry (2014)

Vadacurry Movie

Jai and Swathi Reddy starrer Vadacurry is a story about a boy named Sathish, a medical representative, who lives with his autorickshaw driver. Sathish’s friends make fun of him for using a simple mobile phone. This compels him to pick a phone left at a tea stall. The phone belongs to a smuggler and lands Sathish in trouble. Helmed by Saravana Rajan, this romantic comedy-thriller will be a great choice for this weekend during the lockdown.

Iru Mugan (2016)

Iru Mugan Poster
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Iru Mugan, starring Vikram, Nayanthara, and Nithya Menen, is a story of a tussle between an Indian RAW agent, Akilan Vinod and an international drug dealer (transgender), Love. Vikram, who is known for his mass masala entertainers, was lauded for his bold attempt in this film. Directed by Anand Shankar, Iru Mugan revolves around Akhilan, who is assigned to track the culprit responsible for the attack on the Indian Embassy in Malaysia.

ZEE5 Original - Madras Meter Show (2019)

Madras Meter Show
Madras Meter Show

Hosted by RJ Vaidhya, Divya, and Durgesh, Madras Meter Show is a 2019 ZEE5 Tamil Original entertainment program. Featuring popular Tamil celebrities, this all-new, one-of-a-kind entertaining weekly show is a satirical take on news, politics, and current events. It has engaging segments like Hashtagger, Oru Two Minutes Irukka, Celebrity interview, etc which makes it a must-watch. Don’t miss to watch any of the episodes of Madras Meter Show, now streaming on ZEE5!

ZEE5 Original Series - What's Up Velakkari

What's Up Velakkari
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What’s Up Velakkari, starring Dhanya Balakrishna, Rakendu Mouli, Abhirami Iyer and Praveen Kumar M in the pivotal roles. It 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. Watch it now as it is currently streaming free on ZEE5. Stay tuned!

If you would like to watch more such shows, check out Vijay Sethupathi’s Sindhubaadh, streaming free on ZEE5 only on March 5, 2020.

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