5 Shows Like The Black Widow That Will Give You A Glimpse Of The Old-World Charm Of Kolkata

Kolkata is one of the best places to visit but if you haven’t visited it yet, then you get to see the magical charm in ZEE5 series which have been shot in the City of Joy.

Janhvi Sharma

September 25, 2020


5 min


Kolkata is one of the metropolis city which still has the old world charm intact including the British architecture, old royal buildings, royal horse-carriage, majestic Howrah bridge and much more. Kolkata is one of the best places to visit but if you haven’t visited the place yet, then you get to see the magical charm in ZEE5 series which have been shot in this magical city. Get ready to be awed as ZEE5 series takes you on a ride and showcases the beautiful vision of the capital city of West Bengal. Everything in Kolkata is simply classic right from Victoria Memorial which was built in 1921 to ferry to river Hoogly, to famous Bengali golgapas, kebabs etc. ZEE5 series including Kaali 2, Lalbazaar, Black Widows represent Kolkata in a much better way. Let’s take a look at the beauty of Kolkata through these series.

Kaali Season 2

In this series, Kaali fights from the underworld to save her son and goes to any extent to keep her child safe. In the series, we see the majestic beauty – Howrah bridge which is one of the oldest commercial port of India. This place can leave you speechless and its beauty will make your heart fill with pride. The best part about this bridge is that it opens like a gate when tall ships are about to cross. Kolkata is known as the City of Joy and the name is well suited as it gives an immense amount of happiness and joy to the tourist.


Lalbazaar is an interesting series about a group of dedicated cops from Kolkata police who are on a mission to eradicate crime and corruption from their city. Moreover, Lalbazar is one of the oldest popular neighbourhoods of Kolkata and the ZEE5 series was primarily shot in this place. Kolkata is also known for its police station which is from the pre-independence times.

Kark Rogue

The beautiful shots in Kark Rogue will make you fall in love with Kolkata once again. The series is a bit dark which deals with the medical drug racket. In Kark Rogue, we see the pristine Victoria Memorial which was built in 1921 and is one of the most tourist attraction. The beautiful gardens, clean roads that surround the Memorial remind us of the British Raj.

It Happened In Calcutta

This romantic saga It Happened In Calcutta has been primarily shot in Kolkata and talks about the naxalbari outbreak which happened during Indo-Pak war, 1971. In the series, we get to see these royal horse carriage ride near the Memorial area which are just so amazing. River Hoogle is the next best thing to fall in love as it also gives a view of Howrah Bridge. We even saw houses restaurants that serve authentic European cuisine which you should not miss when in Kolkata.

Judgement Day

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This bilingual web series Judgement Day shows how Hiya falls prey to the corrupt system of law. The series showcases shopping and food spots to all shopaholics and foodies out there. Right from having the best Bengali puchka to purchasing best jewellery, sari, books to having best sweets in Bancharam, Kolkata is all about exploring and experiencing. Kolkata and its people will surely make you feel at home with their sweetness.

Stay tuned for the upcoming series Black Widows. Till then, binge-watch Kaali season 1 and 2, It Happened In Calcutta, Lalbazaar, Kark Rogue and much more only on ZEE5 Originals.

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