Bangladeshi originals on ZEE5 Global

Culture Desk

1 November, 2020 12:00 AM printer

ZEE5 Global, the largest OTT platform for South Asian content, announced the launch of its first Bangladeshi Original, a dark-comedy thriller titled ‘Mainkar Chipay’ at a virtual press conference on Tuesday. The announcement was made by ZEE5 Global Chief Business Officer

Archana Anand.

She also announced the development and production of three new Bangladeshi content projects over the next few months, with more in the pipeline.

The announcements were made at a star-studded event attended by actors Ziaul Faruq Apurba, Nusraat Faria, Afran Nisho, Bidya Sinha Mim, Arifin Shuvoo and others. Former Minister of Cultural Affairs of Bangladesh and Vice Chairman of Asiatic 360 legendary veteran actor Asaduzzaman Noor also graced the event with his presence.

Directed by internationally acclaimed filmmaker Abrar Athar, the film ‘Mainkar Chipay’ stars Afran Nisho, Sariful Razz and Shamol Mawla. The film is set to release on November 9.

The other three projects are Shihab Shaheen’s ‘Jodi, Kintu Tobuo’(film), Anam Biswas’s ‘What the Fry?’ (film), and  ‘Contract’(web series).

The originals are being produced in partnership with local content agency Good Company Limited– An Asiatic 360 Content Initiative.

Viewers can watch the trailer of MainkarChipay, ZEE5 Global’s first Bangladeshi Original,   here