Did You Know Kunal Kemmu-Starrer ZEE5 Original Abhay Is Based On Real Crime Events?

Star of popular comedy franchises like Golmaal and Go Goa Gone, Kunal shifts gears with Abhay. He plays the titular lead of an investigative officer.

Aayushi Sharma

March 11, 2019


3 min


Be it Raja Hindustani, Traffic Signal or the Golmaal series, Kunal Kemmu has always stood out with his performance on the silver screen. His boyish charm and the ever smiling face coupled with great acting skills make for a combination you just cannot resist! After a successful stint in the comedy genre, Kunal is ready to shift gears in his career with the new ZEE5 Original Abhay. He plays investigative officer Abhay Pratap Singh in the web series, thereby marking his digital debut.

Catch a sneak peek of Kunal as the tough cop Abhay in this video here:

Abhay is an eight-episode series, that premiered on the ZEE5 on February 7. Two episodes of from the bone-chilling crime series will be released each month. The chapters shall focus on real-life crime events and Kunal is assigned to solve these cases. Simultaneously, Kunal’s character shall also fight his own demons, some hiding under his bed and some skeletons in the closet!

Talking about what made him do Abhay, Kunal told a leading tabloid, “It’s exciting to explore new formats and push your boundaries as an actor, and Abhay had it all. I am an avid consumer of long format web series like everyone else, and hence I know that a series such as Abhay has all the ingredients that the OTT viewer is looking for. Very excited to partner with ZEE5, given the content that they have produced and are planning to do in the coming months and I look forward to reach out to the audience with this action-packed concept.”

kunal kemmu in abhay poster
(Source: ZEE5)

Kunal himself is a huge fan of investigative series! Speaking of the same, he told a leading news portal, “I am a fan of crime investigative series. There is a different case in every episode. But what remains constant is Abhay and his life and there are things about his life that you understand layer by layer.”

The 35-year-old further added, “I wasn’t looking for something different or doing something in the serious zone. I liked the whole space of the show. I knew it will be a breakaway for me as for the last few years I have been concentrating on comedy. It was interesting to be in this intense space.”

So what are you waiting for? Tune into ZEE5 right away and binge-watch Kunal Kemmu’s Abhay right away! We bet the series will leave you wanting for more.

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