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ZEE5 launches tamil original web series ‘Thiravam’

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MUMBAI: ZEE5, India’s fastest growing OTT platform premieresThiravam, a political thrillerwhich revolves around the life of a small-time scientist who claims to have invented a herbal fuel that will revolutionize the petroleum industry, thereby posing a threat to dominant oil-rich countries. Starring versatile actors like Prasanna, Indhuja, John Vijay and Kaali Venkat, the show premieres on 21stMay on ZEE5.

ZEE5 has built a strong library in the South, especially in Tamil with interesting concepts and path-breaking content like Kallachirippu, Sigai,Kalavu, Alarm, What’s Up Velakkari, Mitta,Auto Shankar and now with Thiravam.

Talking about his digital debut, Prasannashared,“It was an intense script and a character I was really excited to explore.This role taught me a great deal and I hope the audiences understand the many shades of my character. It has been one of the most challenging characters I have essayed, and I am happy that I have chosen ZEE5 for my digital debut, as they always pushing boundaries in terms of the concepts they choose and alsoensure the story travels far and wide.”

Indhuja shares, “I was captivated by the script and Arvind Krishna’s vision for the show. I am glad to be associated with Thiravam and ZEE5’s team who led the project so seamlessly. It was a layered script and I personally tried a different character on my carrier. We have given this our one hundred percent and are truly glad that it is premiering on ZEE5 which has such a massive reach. I hope that the audience enjoys watching the show as much as we have, in making it.”

Sharing his experience, directorArvind Krishnasaid,“Thiravamis a multi-themed thriller which gets intense as the show progresses. Performances by Prasanna, Indhuja, John Vijay and Kaali Venkat are commendable. Backed with a gripping scriptand ZEE5’s massive reach, we are certain the show will garner a solid fan base. I am lucky to partner with ZEE5 because it is necessary to associate with a team which gives you the creative freedom and backs your vision.”

Aparna Acharekar, Programming Head, ZEE5 India said, “Our Tamil content has been receiving incredible traction on the platform. Moreover, our regional subscription video on demand packs have also performed excellently and continue to be a driver in terms of subscription growth. Thiravam is a special show with a subject that hasn’t been explored before and with a talented cast and director, we are sure it will resonate with audiences who enjoy watching edgy content.”

With over 3500 films, 500+ TV shows, 4000+ music videos, 35+ theatre plays and 90+ LIVE TV Channels across 12 languages, ZEE5 truly presents a blend of unrivalled content offering for its viewers across the nation and worldwide. With ZEE5, the global content of Zindagi as a brand, which was widely appreciated across the country, has also been brought back for its loyal viewers.

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