ZEE Network UK has announced its association with new Brit-Asian romantic thriller ‘7 Welcome To London’ starring its own star presenter, Asad Shan.
The fast paced thriller centres around the struggles and hardships faced by a young immigrant from India, Jai, who feels that London will allow him to fulfill his dreams and aspirations. London is his most beautiful dream; he finds a friend on a council estate as well as love on the underground but one phone call changes his life forever. Jai is left trapped in a dark and dangerous world where only a jungle law exists.
Asad who presents weekly magazine show ‘Brit۪s Bollywood’ will make his debut in this film. The talented British model-turned-actor is the leading man in the movie as well as its director. He calls out to his existing fan base, “The Brit۪s Bollywood and ZEE Network audience is my family and I love being a part of their lives on the small screen. Zing has allowed me to grow as an artist and as I embark on a new stage in my life, I would like you to be part of that. So now with a lot of pleasure and love I would like to take our relationship further into the cinema halls with ‘7 Welcome to London’ which releases on 9th March. I know you have been enjoying the trailers and the music videos from the film and I am hopeful that you will enjoy the film as well. Thank you for all your support over the years.”
Archana Kanade, Zing channel Head, UK, “Zing is hugely supportive of UK talent and to see one of its own talented Brit-Asian members venture out into the exciting world of film-making is wonderful. Zing is passionate about showcasing all facets of Bollywood and with Brit۪s Bollywood, presented by the hip Asad, it strives to tailor Hindi cinema to UK Bollywood lovers, building a bridge between Bollywood and Britain. We hope its viewers will support Asad and go out to watch his thrilling movie whilst continuing to enjoy him on Brit۪s Bollywood.”
‘7 Welcome To London’ is a grisly thriller crafted in a gritty manner to draw on contemporary UK issues. It brings homegrown UK talent to the forefront right from the cast to the entire film unit. Bafta and Oscar winning editor Chris Dickens is the creative producer for 7 welcome to London۪ and has seamlessly blended Bollywood with international film techniques.
‘7 Welcome To London’ releases at cinemas nationwide on Friday 9th March.