Raising the curtains on 2021 on January 1, the much-anticipated ZEE5 Original Nail Polish took us on a hypnotic journey of the uncertainties of the human mind. Nail Polish features an ensemble cast including Arjun Rampal, Manav Kaul, Ranjit Kapoor, and Anand Tiwari.
On January 7, a satirical comedy, Kaagaz will narrate the story of a man who fought for his life for 19 years after being declared dead by a group of people keen to take over his assets. Starring Pankaj Tripathi in the lead role, Kaagaz is directed by Satish Kaushik and has been one of the most anticipated releases of 2021.
ZEE5’s second Bangladeshi Original ‘What The Fry' is set to premiere on January 9. Directed by national award-winning director Anam Biswas, ‘What The Fry’ is a heart-warming tale of a suicidal film star who meets a simple guy and finds a deeper meaning to life. The show is free to watch for viewers in Bangladesh.
Premiering on January 13, the comedy-drama Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari will take us back to the 90’s, before the social media era, where a wedding detective performs background checks on prospective grooms. The movie features some incredible performances by some of the most revered actors of the industry including Manoj Bajpayee, Diljit Dosanj and Fatima Sana Shaikh. On January 14, another comedy-drama, Biskoth gets released with two prolific stars of the Tamil film industry, Santhanam and Tara Alisha.
On January 22, the platform will release a gripping Original Jeet Ki Zid. An Amit Sadh starrer, the series is based on a true story about grit, determination and the military. It’s a tale of a soldier whose never give-up attitude helps him overcome tough challenges and turn the impossible into possible.
Yet another action-packed Original, this time from ZEE5-Alt Balaji combined, Bang Bang will premiere on January 26. Shot in the picturesque landscape of Maharashtra, Bang Bang is a high- octane thriller starring Ruhi Singh, Faisal Sheikh amongst others.
Popular Tamil serial Singa Penne returns with the story of a girl who falls in love with a boy in the military forces and decides to cross every hurdle to join the army herself. The second part of Singa Penne S1 premieres on the Indian Republic Day – January 26.
Lastly, on January 27, watch Teri Meri Ek Jindri, encompassing the lives of two young lovers against the backdrop of Punjab. The new romantic show is based on the evergreen mantra that opposites attract.