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The Top 10 ZEE5 Originals That You Must Watch


September 15, 2021

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Here is the list for your ZEE5 originals web-series that you must watch. Want to watch your favourite television prime time show? Then just tap the icon of your favourite subscription video on demand (SVOD) content provider on your smartphone, smart TV, and binge to your heart’s content.

Want to watch your favourite television prime time show? Then just tap the icon of your favourite subscription video on demand (SVOD) content provider on your smartphone, smart TV, and binge to your heart’s content. The wait for television to beam your favourite prime time television series is over. With Over-The-Top (OTT) platforms vying for viewers’ attention, the consumer has indeed become the king.

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Taking giant leaps in this direction is ZEE5 which has created a name for itself through its ZEE5 original web series. The relatable content that ZEE5 provides and ones that straddle genres across languages enables the platform to get maximum viewer engagement. So, if you have not yet checked out this rich and diverse content on ZEE5, you certainly are missing out on your daily quota of comedy, thrillers, fun, and entertainment that every one of us needs in good measure. Here are the top 10 Zee5 originals that you could binge-watch:


Top of the charts for all ZEE5 Originals fans will be Pavitra Rishta 2 which premiered on September 15. This serial will be all the more special for Sushant Sing Rajput fans for he made the Manav Deshmukh character his own. Shaheer Sheikh will be seen in this role in season 2 with Ankita Lokhande who continues to handle Archana’s role with aplomb.


Amit Sadh battles his inner demons as Major Deependra Sengar in this action-oriented offering. Injured and unable to walk in the aftermath of the Kargil War, the viewers through the seven episodes are taken on a roller coaster ride if the Major loses his mind and spirit or does he rise from the crisis like the proverbial Phoenix. Sushanth Singh and Amrita Puri are the other notable names.


A Naxal uprising in Gadchiroli awakens the police in STF agent Raghav, who undertakes a secret mission to throttle the movement before it takes wings again. Raghav’s efforts take a personal turn as he tries to sniff through the larger plot behind this uprising. Shakti Anand, Sreejita De and Aamir Ali in their roles as Binu, Prakruti and Keswani hold the fort across nine episodes.


The murky happenings in Sunflower Society mark the storyline of this 8 episode thriller. With Ranveer Shorey playing the role of Inspector Digendra, the cast has comedy artist Sunil Grover and celebrated Bollywood actor Ashish Vidyarthi in lead roles. The serial tries to get to the bottom of the mystery of who killed Mr Kapoor of the society.


The terror attack on India’s economic nerve center – Mumbai forms the plot of this Zee5 Original offering. It tries to bring on screen the smaller yet significant details of the brave NSG commandos who put their lives on the line to neutralise the threat that self-professed friendly neighbours sent to the country. Arjan Bajwa, Mukul Dev, and Vivek Dahiya in their roles as Col Shota, Zaki-Ur-Rehman Lakhvi, and Major Rohit Bagga, make it a serial to watch.



Akhil decides to shoot a lawyer before a crowded audience during the annual college day. He later engages in several manipulative and dramatic incidents to clear his name from this brazen act as a means to get back at the system that framed and killed his father. The show stars Divyendu Sharma, Anshul Chauhan, Zeishan Quadri, Mukul Chadda and Rajesh Sharma.


A seemingly routine case of an army officer laying down his life in the line of duty while engaging terrorist lands on the doorsteps of Major Monica Mehra (Jennifer Winget). As she digs deeper, Major Mehra, a military lawyer discovers that there is more than what meets the eye to how the army officer died. Tanuj Virwani and Seema Biswas play a central role as Angad Sandhu and Ammi in this eight-episode offering.


This 18-episode tale of two youths who find themselves caught in an ugly social media flare-up may tax your patience. But when Sara and Vishal played by Sajal Aly and Ahad Raza Mir lose their fathers to jingoistic feelings across borders, they find a special place for the other in their hearts and chart a life putting their loss behind. Savera Abbas as Amna Sher Ali adds weight to the gripping storyline.


This is a vivid exploration of the boundaries that marriage imposes on women. Astha and Peeplika are two such central characters in this 11 episode serial, who strive to find each other amidst the turmoil that the political unrest of the 1990s brings. They strive hard to get rid of religious, sexual, and societal taboos that ‘monitor’ such attempts to discover the other.


With two seasons under its belt, Abhay is the story of Abhay Pratap Singh (Kunal Khemu), a cop who has the wherewithal to take on any challenge, outwit the toughest of criminals and solve the most dastardly act of violence. The 16-episodes spread across two seasons also features Ram Kapoor, Bidita Bag and Elnaaz Norouzi. Abhay like all supercops battles his inner demons while ensuring that the long hand of justice does land on the shoulders of the most hardened criminal.

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