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Publicis Capital bags the creative mandate of ZEE5 India

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Mumbai : Carrying on with its winning momentum, Publicis Capital has bagged the creative mandate of ZEE5 India, India’s fastest growing OTT platform. The agency will manage the creative duties for the leading OTT brand across their AVOD, SVOD, Regional SVOD and Trade (B2B) verticals.

The account will be serviced out of Mumbai.

ZEE5 is a leading OTT player in India offering 12 navigational and featured languages across original features, live TV, catch up TV, lifestyle shows, children's programmes, exclusive short series and acclaimed plays. It offers an exhaustive array of content; with 80+ live TV channels and 1.25 lac+ hours of viewing across the languages of English, Hindi, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, Bhojpuri, Gujarati and Punjabi making it a complete video destination for OTT viewers.

On appointing Publicis Capital as its agency, Manish Aggarwal, Business Head, ZEE5 India commented, “Earlier this year, we completed one year of operations. This year has been one of many learnings and insights. We were keen to bring on board partners who understand our business and have the ability to scale with us. As we continue to be the fastest growing OTT platform in India, we found Publicis delivering on all boxes. We look forward to partnering with Publicis in our next phase of growth.”

On winning the account, Srija Chatterjee, MD, Publicis India commented: “In 2017, we inaugurated our relationship with the ZEEL family with the broadcast bouquet, in 2018 we expanded it by winning the mandate to launch ZEE5 in the international markets, and now in 2019, the team at ZEE5 India has awarded us the creative mandate for partnering the OTT business in the domestic market as well. It’s when we grow with our clients that we feel true gratification. We’re looking forward to this exciting journey and in partnering ZEE5 India to leadership in what’s an increasingly action-packed category.”

Adding his views, Suraj Pombra, EVP, Publicis Capital said: “The decibels in the OTT category find no parallel today. The future leadership of content consumption is what all brands are fighting for. We feel privileged to have been chosen by ZEE5 India to partner them in what’s going to be a thrilling battle with daily non-stop action. With their unmatched content library that finds appeal across the country, ZEE5 is poised to be the go-to destination for all Indian viewers. Here’s to leading the change together.”

ZEE5 is home to 1 lakh hours of On Demand Content and 80+ live TV channels. With over 3500 films, 500+ TV shows, 4000+ music videos, LIVE TV Channels across 12 languages, ZEE5 presents a blend of unrivalled content offering for its viewers across the nation and worldwide. ZEE5 also offers ground-breaking features like 11 navigational languages, content download option, seamless video playback and Voice Search.

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