7 Gritty Thrillers Across Languages On ZEE5 That You Can Watch As You Wait For Meka Suri

ZEE5 Original Meka Suri premieres on July 31st, 2020. As you wait for the thriller, check out these gripping stories, in the meantime. 

Sneha Bale

July 26, 2020


5 min


Directed by Trinadh Velisala, the upcoming ZEE5 Telugu Original is titled Meka Suri. The film is led by two young debutantes, Abhinay and Sumaya Syed, who are from a theatre background. The story is a simplistic yet engrossing thriller, which shows how a heftily-built Suri turns into a beast after the murder of his beloved wife, Rani. Suri sets out to avenge her death and kill the powerful men who wronged his wife. If you’re wondering how to gear up for it, check out some our of recommendations here.

Watch the promo of Meka Suri here:


Saakshyam Poster
Saakshyam Poster (Source: ZEE5)

With the young and handsome Sreenivas Bellamkonda leading the film, Saakshyam is a one of a kind thriller. The story interlinks present-day reality and our mythology with a hint of science-fiction. Pooja Hegde is the leading lady of this film, who drives the main conflict in the plot. What happens when your future uncovers secrets of past in a video game?

Auto Shankar

Auto Shankar
Auto Shankar (Source: ZEE5)

A Tamil language ZEE5 Original film, Auto Shankar stars Sarath Appani, Selvapandian, Rajesh Dev and Vasudha. The story finds its base on some of the most shocking revelations of true incidents that took place during 1985-1995 in Chennai. These unforgettable times are still recalled upon as ‘Once upon a time in Madras’. A gritty watch with some excruciating truths, Auto Shankar is the man who managed to keep the city under his control.

Judgementall Hai Kya

Judgementall Hai Kya
Judgementall Hai Kya (Source: ZEE5)

Written by Kanika Dhillon and Telugu filmmaker Prakash Kovelamudi, Judgementall Hai Kya is a comedy thriller. It features Rajkummar Rao, Kangana Ranaut, Jimmy Sheirgill, Amyra Dastur. The film is about Bobby, who suffers from acute psychosis and lives in her imaginary world. A happy and seemingly perfect couple, Keshav and Rima, become her new tenants. A murder unravels Bobby’s craze, who tries to pin Keshav down, as the murderer.


Moothon (Source: ZEE5)

Shouldered by the massively loved actor, Nivin Pauly, Moothon is a Malayalam action thriller. Bollywood Shashank Arora, Telugu actor Sobhita Dhulipala, and Melissa Raju Thomas also play key roles in the film. Written and presented by Anurag Kashyap, this story of a 14-year-old orphan named Mulla who visits Mumbai in search of Akbar, his sibling. During his search, he witnesses the dark underbelly in the city which leaves a deep scar on him.


Lalbazaar Poster
Lalbazaar Poster (Source: ZEE5)

A 2020 ZEE5 Original crime drama series, Lalbazaar is led by Kaushik Sen, Hrishitaa Bhatt, Sabyasachi Chakrabarty, and Sauraseni Maitra. It revolves a bunch of brave cops who take on the world to punish sinister criminals and promise for justice to prevail. You can enjoy the Bengali show, in Telugu, here.


Mafia Poster
Mafia Poster (Source: ZEE5)

Yet another Bangali show, Mafia, is a thriller series. It traces the journey of six college friends who reunite after five years. It all begins at the spinster party of a girl, in the jungles of Madhupur. Apart from some initial fun, what takes over their time and lives are the horrifying truths from their past.

What’s going to be your pick? Let us know in the comments section below. Save the date because Meka Suri, starring Abhinay and Sumaya, releases on July 31st, 2020 only on ZEE5.

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