Premiere of ‘Omerta’ & return of GEC shows lead ZEE5’s July offerings


The exclusive digital premiere of Hansal Mehta’s crime drama, ‘Omerta’, along with a slew of other popular films and shows, are leading July’s new content on ZEE5.

‘Omerta’ releasing on Saturday 25th July is an Indian biographical crime drama film that stars Rajkummar Rao in the role of Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, British terrorist of Pakistani descent. Marking his debut as a writer, Mukul Dev suggested the story to the director, Hansal Mehta. This groundbreaking drama explores the story of the 1994 kidnappings of Westerners in India which led to Omar’s arrest.

The OTT giant will also release latest episodes of other popular shows such as ‘Kumkum Bhagya’, ‘Kundali Bhagya’, and ‘Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega’. These episodes will feature fresh content as a progression to the existing story and would be the engaging prelude before the upcoming post-shoot resumption story.

Other highlights in July on ZEE5 include ‘Kaalchakra’, which is a gripping Hindi theatre play starring Chandana Sharma, Gulki Joshi, Aanand Goradia, Ashok Sharma Pravin Dabas, Sandeep Dhabale, Om Katare and Paromita Chatterjee. The drama revolves around the anguish of an old couple after their children refuse to be burdened with the responsibility of looking after their parents.

The hair-raising thriller ZEE5 Original, ‘Mafia’ is all set to hit the screens on 10th July. The mystery thriller series stars Isha M Saha, Tanmay Dhanania, Namita Das and Anandita Bose. The story is about six college friends who reunite after 5 years for a bachelorette party in the jungles of Madhupur, where their horrifying past comes back to haunt them. The show is available in Hindi and Bangla.

‘Virgin Bhanupriya’ is another direct-to-digital launch that is set to release on 16th July. A ZEE5 Exclusive film starring Urvashi Rautela, Gautam Gulati, Archana Puran Singh, and Delnaaz Irani, the story revolves around a conservative girl’s attempts to lose her virginity and what happens when a fortune-teller predicts that she will remain a virgin all her life.

The latest Bangla offering starring Ushashi Roy, ‘Kadambini’ is set to release on 6th July and the all-new show on ZEE Keralam, ‘Karthika Deepam’ will hit the screens on 13th July. ZEE5 Global has also bagged rights for a set of blockbuster Hindi films including the Tiger Shroff starrer ‘Baaghi’.

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