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Snapshots from a star- studded event at Taj Bengal

ZEE5 rolls out it slate of new Bengali web shows and films

The Telegraph Published 19.12.22, 02:43 AM
(L-R) Prosenjit, Subhashree and Raj Chakraborty, Yash and Nusrat Jahan

(L-R) Prosenjit, Subhashree and Raj Chakraborty, Yash and Nusrat Jahan

Prosenjit, Raj Chakraborty, Subhashree, Yash, Nusrat Jahan, Saswata Chatterjee, Kaushik Ganguly, Ishaa Saha, June, Gaurav Chakrabarty, Ridhima Ghosh, Anjan Dutt and more were present at a star-studded event at Taj Bengal where Zee5 rolled out its slate of new Bengali shows and films. A web series will stream every month, ranging from murder mysteries, crime dramas, psychological thrillers, sleuth sagas such as Abar Proloy, Shabash Feluda, Raktokarabi, Shikarpur, Chhotolok, Matsyanyay, Kantaye Kantaye and Seven.

“Bengal has been a hotbed of entertainment with both Bangla stories and talent making their presence felt on the global map. We at ZEE5 have received an overwhelming response for the titles released in the last two years from our viewers. Now it is time to expand our base in the eastern market, connecting with the audience with more relatable stories and creating new opportunities for the talent ecosystem here. We have released a slate that shall enable viewers to watch their favourite stars in new avatars backed by intriguing plots and captivating storytelling. In addition to the Bengali slate, we have an extensive line-up of Hindi content and popular titles in other languages. I am hopeful audiences will enjoy their experience on ZEE5 as we continue to strive to bring extraordinary entertainment for them,” said Manish Kalra, chief business officer, ZEE5 India.

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“We are stoked to present an exclusive offering of 10 original titles. We have stories from different parts of West Bengal that reflect its cultural essence and the variedness of its landscape. We have stories that emerge from our Bangaliana but also reflect the challenges and the complexities of this new world we live in. We are confident that our content slate will excite the OTT viewer and address their need for pace, thrill and adventure,” said Samrat Ghosh, chief cluster officer — east, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL).

(L-R) Saswata Chatterjee, Ridhima Ghosh, Gaurav Chakrabarty, Arjun Chakrabarty

(L-R) Saswata Chatterjee, Ridhima Ghosh, Gaurav Chakrabarty, Arjun Chakrabarty

(L-R) Ishaa Saha, Kaushik and Ujaan Ganguly, Sohini Sarkar, June

(L-R) Ishaa Saha, Kaushik and Ujaan Ganguly, Sohini Sarkar, June

(L-R) Koushani and Bonny, Oindrila, Ankush

(L-R) Koushani and Bonny, Oindrila, Ankush

(L-R) Sandipta Sen, Vikram Chatterjee, Ushasie Chakraborty

(L-R) Sandipta Sen, Vikram Chatterjee, Ushasie Chakraborty

(L-R) Ushasi Ray, Tnusree C, Devlina Kumar

(L-R) Ushasi Ray, Tnusree C, Devlina Kumar

(L-R) Chandreyee Ghosh, Rooqma Ray, Shaheb Bhattacherjee, Anjan Dutt

(L-R) Chandreyee Ghosh, Rooqma Ray, Shaheb Bhattacherjee, Anjan Dutt

Pictures: Koushik Saha

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