ZEE5 to globally debut its Sports Drama, Stand Up Comedy series These follow its biopics, true crime stories, environmental thrillers


This June, ZEE5 forays into newer genres including a standup comedy series and a sports drama series, following up on its recent slew of launches across biopics, true crime stories and environmental thrillers  to keep its global audiences hooked.

Comedy Shots premieres on 7th June and is ZEE5’s debut in the comedy genre. The show will feature acts by Gaurav Kapoor, Anubhav Bassi and Rahul Dua among others.

Premiering on 15th June is the ZEE5 Original series Kaafir starring Dia Mirza and Mohit Raina. Inspired by a real-life story, the series follows the journey of a young Pakistani mother who comes into India under strange circumstances and is unable to go back home.

ZEE5’s debut sports drama series Bombers premieres on 22nd June. This  story revolves around the football league, Bombers FC, and their journey to victory. The show stars Varun Mitra, Aahana Kumra, Prince Narula, Meiyang Chang and Anup Soni.

Also launching in June are Originals like Postman (Tamil) and Water Bottle (Bangla). Adding further to the mix are blockbusters like Nargis Fakhri and Sachin Joshi’s Amavas and Kannada blockbuster Panchtantra.

image-ZEE5-UK-Zing-&TV-LiquidFoodz - Archana Anand, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 Global-MediaBrief-2Archana Anand, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 Global, said, “We’ve got a great lineup this June with some very compelling stories like Kaafir and Bombers that have universal themes.

“We’re also pushing the boundaries with new genres like stand-up comedy and sports drama that have tremendous appeal among our audiences in different countries.

“All this only underscores our commitment to bring our global audiences the largest range of multi-genre content, in the language of their choice,”she said.

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