If you’re a lover of crime and horror, then these are just the shows to keep you entertained in the lockdown. Not only are they interesting, but some of them are also based on true events which will give you a fair amount of historical knowledge.
Auto Shankar, a Kannada ZEE5 original web series based on true incidents from the book titled ‘Once Upon A Time In Madras’ is the story of Auto Shankar, who kept the city under his control for almost 10 years. Starring Sarath Appani, Selvapandian Nisha, and Vasudha, this is one intriguing show that needs to be watched especially for its cinematography!
Rangbaaz, based on the true story of Prakash Shukla, who was the most wanted criminal of Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. This journey takes us on his life from being a student to becoming the second most wanted criminal in India. If you’re looking for some satisfying performances by the actors, especially the main lead Saqib Saleem, then catch Rangbaaz!
Kailasapura comprises five teenagers who fall into the trap of smoking marijuana. The show is one of the most relevant in today’s time as it deals with aspects of peer pressure and mental torture that comes with the usage of drugs. The series also includes a romantic angle, which makes it more real and interesting to watch.
Ever thought of the negative impacts of social media? Fingertip is a ZEE5 original thriller series that stars Akshara Haasan and Ashwin Kakumanu. The story highlights the cons of social media and ties them up with human qualities of greed, envy, and vengeance that can force you to succumb to social pressure.
Nisha starring Anish Padmanabhan and Vaibhavi Shandilya revolves around a boy Adhi who kidnaps Nisha, Riya, and Kirthi and holds them hostage in a hideout. The girls try to escape but do they manage to? Watch the show to see what happens next!
Police Diary 2.0
Police Diary 2.0 starring Vincent Asokan, Anjana Jayaprakash, and Balaji Mohan is based on a true story of a couple of investigators who are part of the special task force. They are set out to investigate the city’s most dangerous crimes but the way in which they go about cleaning up the city is what will keep you on the edge of your seats!
Rangbaaz Phirse, directed by Bhav Dhulia, is a ZEE5 original set in the 1990’s in the villages of Gorakhpur. Based on a true story, the plot revolves around Amarpal Singh and his journey of how he becomes the most wanted criminal in the state.
Entertain yourself with a number of other series exclusively on ZEE5!