ZEE5 Original films and web series like Dial 100, 14 Phere, Kaagaz, State of Siege: Temple Attack along with Kumkum Bhagya and Kundali Bhagya make it to the most popular content watched on OTT in August 2021
ZEE5 is India’s leading homegrown OTT platform with over 2 lakh hours of on-demand content, 100-plus live TV channels, over 140-plus original shows and content in 12 Indian languages – English, Hindi, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, Bhojpuri, Gujarati, and Punjabi. ZEE5 kickstarted 2021 with back-to-back successful releases like Nail Polish, Kaagaz, Jeet Ki Zid, Silence…Can You Hear it?, Radhe and most recently State of Siege: Temple Attack, 14 Phere and Dial 100.
As per Ormax Media, India’s only specialised media consulting firm which tracks viewership figures of the top releases across major platforms, all the recent premieres of ZEE5 have featured on their list of most loved, watched and appreciated OTT films and series. For the category, ‘Most-Liked Indian Direct to OTT Films (all-time)’ which is based on Ormax power rating, Kaagaz is on #6 and State of Siege: Temple Attack is on #7.
Starring Pankaj Tripathi, Kaagaz is satirical drama inspired by the true story of a man who is declared dead as per official records, but he decides to fight the system to prove his existence
Marking Akshaye Khanna’s OTT debut, State of Siege: Temple Attack is inspired by true events and is a heroic tale of the NSG commandos who step in to save innocent people when terrorists capture a temple in Gujarat and hold innocent people captive In the ‘Top OTT Originals of the week, based on buzz in India’ category, Dial 100, a suspense thriller starring Manoj Bajpayee, Neena Gupta and Sakshi Tanwar has consistently featured on the list week on week in the month of August (premiered 6 th August on ZEE5).
#9 – week of August 6 to August 12
#4 – week of August 13 to August 19
#6 – week of August 20 to August 26
#7 – week of August 27 to September 2
Additionally, in the week of August 13 to August 19, Vikrant Massey and Kriti Kharbanda’s 14 Phere featured on #7. The romantic-comedy movie has the drama and chaos of a typical Indian wedding but multiplied by two as it revolves around Sanjay Singh (Vikrant), a ‘rajput’ from Bihar and Aditi Karwasra (Kriti), a ‘jat’ from Jaipur and their love story, adventures and misadventures.
Popular television shows which consumers can watch for free on ZEE5 / BeforeTV on ZEE5 Premium – Kumkum Bhagya and Kundali Bhagya have featured week on week under the category of ‘Most Liked Hindi TV shows of the week’.
Kundali Bhagya on #8 – week of August 9 to 15
Kundali Bhagya on #5 and Kumkum Bhagya on #7 – week of August 16 to 22
Kumkum Bhagya on #6 and Kundali Bhagya on #9 – week of August 23 to 29
*Source – @OrmaxMedia Instagram