National, 22nd November 2021: After the success of Nail Polish and 200: Halla Ho, ZEE5, India’s biggest homegrown OTT platform is back with another intriguing courtroom drama, ‘420 IPC’ but this time the drama is on an economic offense. The ZEE5 Original Film will premiere on 17th December on the platform.
‘420 IPC’ is directed and written by Manish Gupta, who has previously scripted the screenplay and dialogues for Akshaye Khanna starrer, Section 375. He has also directed Rahasya based on the Aarushi murder case, and The Stoneman Murders based on the infamous stoneman serial killings. ‘420 IPC’ is produced by Zee Studios and Kyoorius Digital P.L. and stars Vinay Pathak, Ranvir Shorey, Gul Panag and Rohan Vinod Mehra in pivotal roles.
The plot of ‘420 IPC’ revolves around a chartered accountant, played by Vinay Pathak, who is arrested for an economic offence and who is defended by Rohan Vinod Mehra, late actor Vinod Mehra’s son who was last seen in Saif Ali Khan-starrer Bazaar. Ranvir Shorey plays an eccentric Parsi public prosecutor and Gul Panag plays the accused CA, Vinay Pathak’s wife.
Manish Kalra, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 India said, “420 IPC is a riveting suspense film involving an economic offence. This courtroom drama is sure to keep the audience hooked till the last frame and we are thrilled to bring this forth in collaboration with Manish Gupta who has delivered another engaging script post the success of Section 375”.
Producers Rajesh Kejriwal and Gurpal Sachar said, “Our vision is to produce content driven cinema; hence we chose 420 IPC as our maiden co-production with Zee Studios as this is a power packed script written and directed by Manish Gupta. We are excited to partner with a homegrown platform like ZEE5 which is available in over 190 countries and are sure that ‘420 IPC’ will see great success”.
Director and Writer Manish Gupta said, “An intricate web-like plot woven around the mechanics of economic offences is the crux of the film and the mystery unfolds slowly and steadily in the film, keeping one intrigued till the end. The film is a result of extensive research, and I am glad that the viewers will finally get to see the outcome, soon on ZEE5”.
Watch ‘420 IPC’ exclusively on ZEE5 from 17th December