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You Can Watch Your Favourite ZEE5 Originals For Free Now During The Lockdown! Don’t Miss!

Tom Francis

April 10, 2020

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Experience crime, thriller, comedy, drama in shows like Rangbaaz, Kaafir, Auto Shankar, Utsaaha Ithihasam that are perfect for your next binge watch!

Looking for the next engaging show to keep you hooked on to your screens while you stay indoors? Look no further, ZEE5 is here to help with several of your favourite shows. While some of these premium series are completely free for the duration of the lockdown, several other series have their first episodes being aired free! Here is a list of some of the best content out there, carefully curated for your next awesome binge. Don’t forget to check out these shows which are surely going to get you hooked!

#1 What´s Up Velakari

What’s Up Velakkari  is a part of ZEE5´s fully free premium offering and it revolves around the life of Jessie, a modern housemaid who plays an integral part in her boss Natraj’s life.  The story develops when Natraj’s wife starts feeling jealous of Jessie and her modern ways. Featuring Dhanya Balakrishna in the lead, this engaging comedy-drama with its unconventional storyline is sure to keep you hooked onto your screen.

#2 Rangbaaz

Directed by Bhav Dhulia, Rangbaaz tells the story of a notorious gangster Amarpal Singh. The critically acclaimed series is one of the most-viewed shows in India for the phenomenal performance from Jimmy Sheirgill and its enthralling sequences. The show is a must-watch for all crime-thriller lovers and the engaging storytelling is surely going to leave you wanting for more. Watch the first episode of Rangbaaz for free now.

#3 Utsaaha Ithihasam


With its novel storytelling and quirky characters, Utsaaha Ithihasam is the perfect binge to get your spirits up while staying indoors. Directed by Krishand, the comedy-drama explores the raw fun moments while living the bachelor’s life in a city. The award-winning series features stellar performances from the likes of Arjun Ratan and Shyamin Gireesh.

#4 Babbarinte Kudumbam


Directed by Alok Sharma and Victor Mukherjee, Babbarinte Kudumbam is a comical take on a middle-class family and the problems they face from the much-debated ‘generation-gap’. The parents portrayed brilliantly by Manu Rishi Chadha and Ayesha Raza Mishra are the most relatable characters and their amazing on-screen chemistry makes way for many rib-tickling moments on the show. If you are looking for a comedy-drama to enjoy with your family, Babbarinte Kudumbam is the perfect watch for you.

#5 Auto Shankar


Featuring a phenomenal performance from Appani Sarath, Auto Shankar tells the story of a dreaded gangster who terrorised the streets of Chennai. Based on a gripping real-life story, the show won critical appraise for the powerful characters and engaging storytelling. Auto Shankar directed by Ranga Yali, explores the dark side of crime like never seen before and is sure to leave you on the edge of your seat waiting for the next episode.

#6 Kaafir


Directed by Sonam Nair, Kafir tells the heart touching story of Kainaz, who is labeled as a terrorist when she ends up on the Indian border. At a time of despair and struggle, she is helped by a journalist and lawyer, Vedant Rathod, played by Mohit Raina. With memorable characters and a gripping storyline, Kaafir is one of the best thrillers out there.

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