ZEE5 Global to premiere Yami Gautam Dhar’s ‘Lost’
ZEE5 Global has had a good year delivering successful direct-to-digital releases like ‘Forensic’, ‘Atithi Bhooto Bhava’, and ‘Beautiful Billo’ among others. And coming up next is another much-awaited title starring Yami Gautam Dhar and directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, ‘Lost’. Produced by Zee Studios and Namah Pictures, ‘Lost’ also stars Pankaj Kapur, Rahul Khanna, Neil Bhoopalam, Pia Bajpiee and Tushar Pandey in pivotal roles.
‘Lost’ had its Asian Premiere at IFFI in India and its International Premiere at the 13th Annual Chicago South Asian Film Festival where it received an overwhelming response now the much-awaited movie will premiere soon on ZEE5 Global. Inspired by true events, ‘Lost’ is the story of a bright young crime reporter in a relentless search for the truth behind the sudden disappearance of a young theatre activist. An investigative thriller that kept the IFFI viewers on the edge of their seats, ‘Lost’ is written by Shyamal Sengupta and the dialogues are by Ritesh Shah.
Archana Anand, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 Global said, “We at ZEE5 Global have always aimed to showcase impactful and meaningful stories that resonate with our global audiences. Our collaboration with Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury for ‘Lost’ is yet another initiative aimed at dialing up the entertainment quotient for our viewers, and we are confident that our global audiences will appreciate the direct-to-digital release.”
Shariq Patel, CBO of Zee Studios said, “It was a monumental moment to witness the appreciation that the audience was showering the movie with. It is quite reassuring to know that movies like ‘LOST’ are made and loved and I am especially glad to have stood witness to this and it just reinforces the trust I have that it will be loved on its release.’’
Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, who directed ‘Lost’ added, “It is always a magical moment to watch the fruit of your toil be as loved as it is. The screening at IFFI was truly an experience for me. Now we are excited to see it reach a wider audience with ZEE5 Global”.
Producer Shareen Mantri said, “ZEE5 Global is the perfect platform for ‘Lost’ with the kind of viewership the OTT platform has. Having enthralled the audiences at IFFI and other international festivals, we are excited about the film’s global digital release”.
Yami Gautam Dhar, the lead, shared, “‘Lost was a special experience for me, and I have been eagerly waiting to see how the audience is going to react. I absolutely cannot wait for the release and am happy to have my first association with ZEE5 Global for this one!”