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ZEE5 to launch first comedy show and sports drama this June

The streaming service will also release Postman (Tamil), Water Bottle (Bangla), and Kannada series Panchtantra this month.

ZEE5 has announced a slate of shows for the month of June, which includes a number of originals including a comedy series and a sports drama.

Comedy Shots, ZEE5’s debut in the comedy genre will premiere on 7th June. The show will feature acts by Gaurav Kapoor, Anubhav Bassi and Rahul Dua among others.

Premiering on 15th June is the ZEE5 Original series Kaafir starring Dia Mirza and Mohit Raina. Inspired by a real-life story, the series follows the journey of a young Pakistani mother who comes into India under strange circumstances and is unable to go back home.

ZEE5’s debut sports drama series Bombers will premiere on 22nd June. The show’s plot revolves around the story of the football league, Bombers FC and their journey to victory. The show features a stellar cast of Varun Mitra, Aahana Kumra, Prince Narula, Meiyang Chang and Anup Soni.

Also launching in June are Originals like Postman (Tamil) and Water Bottle (Bangla). Adding further to the mix are blockbusters like Nargis Fakhri and Sachin Joshi’s Amavas and Kannada blockbuster Panchtantra.

Commenting on the new programming, Archana Anand, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 Global, said, “We’ve got a great lineup this June with some very compelling stories like Kaafir and Bombers that have universal themes. We’re also pushing the boundaries with new genres like stand-up comedy and sports drama that have tremendous appeal among our audiences in different countries. All this only underscores our commitment to bring our global audiences the largest range of multi-genre content, in the language of their choice.”

ZEE5 can be downloaded from the Google Play Store or iOS App Store. The app is also available on Samsung Smart TVs, Apple TVs, Android TVs and Amazon Fire TV.