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From Black Widows To Mentalhood: ZEE5 Gave Us Some Of The Best Women-Led Shows In 2020

ZEE5 Web Desk

December 29, 2020

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ZEE5 has some of the best women-centric shows. Here, we talk about 5 of those – Mentalhood, Kaali 2, Black Widows, Churails, and Paurashpur.

The Hindi entertainment industry has been progressing and developing the content that goes beyond our usual parameters. Besides catering to different genres and offering a variety, makers are also focussing on breaking the stereotypes and backing content with strong female leads. 2020, in particular, has been an amazing year with it comes to witnessing women empowerment on the small screens. ZEE5 has successfully managed to back shows that had some strong female leads. Need examples? Well, have a look below.

Watch the trailer of Paurashpur here:


Paurashpur is a period drama that revolves around a misogynist kingdom. Shilpa Shinde plays a queen who decides to take charge and end this patriarchal tyranny. This is a show where we’ll see women emitting power with they rebel. The show will premiere on December 29, 2020. 

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2. Mentalhood

Karishma Kapoor made her web debut with Mentalhood. The show revolves around different mothers who struggle with their children’s growing up years while also dealing with their own issues. The series also stars Sandhya Mridul, Shruti Sheth, Shilpa Shukla, Tillotama Shome, and Dino Morea.

Watch Mentalhood on ZEE5.

3. Black Widows

Black Widows is a murder mystery about 3 women who want to end their abusive marriages. They make a really powerful move by taking charge of their lives and freeing themselves in the most powerful way possible. The show stars Mona Singh, Swastika Mukherjee, and Shamita Shetty in lead roles. 

Watch Black Widows on ZEE5.

4. Churails

When a woman discovers that her husband is cheating on her, she teams up with three other women to open an agency that aims to expose cheating husbands. Eventually, they land in a situation where they are up against some really powerful people in their city.

Meet the Churails on ZEE5
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Watch Churails on ZEE5.

5. Kaali 2

This is another show about a mother but in a completely different light. Paoli Dam plays the role of the mother, who in order to live a peaceful life with her son, is ready to stand up against the most corrupt and notorious people. She eventually comes face to face with a drug lord but the show tells us that no one is more powerful than a mother fighting for her child’s safety.

Watch Kaali 2 on ZEE5.

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