Renowned director Rohan Ghose and the largest streaming platform ZEE5 Global come together to give a visual delight to their fans – ‘Mukti’. This ZEE5 Original Bengali series is a patriotic period drama, based in the early 1930s when Indians struggled for freedom from the tyrannical rule of the British empire.
‘Mukti’ is directed by renowned director, Rohan Ghose who has also directed notable ZEE5 projects, ‘Kaali 2’, ‘Mafia’ and ‘Bhalobashar Shohor 1’ and is produced by Pritam Choudhury who has worked with eminent directors like Mira Nair, Aparna Sen, Rituporno Ghosh among others. The film marks Ritwick Chakraborty and Arjun Chakroborty’s debut on ZEE5 and the return of Ditipriya Roy to the Zee family after her popular portrayal of Rashmoni in Zee Bangla’s show, ‘Karunamoyee Rani Rashmoni’. ‘Mukti’ also features Sudip Sarkar and Chitrangda Chakraborty in pivotal roles. The cast and crew have commenced the shoot and the series will premiere on ZEE5 early next year.
ZEE5 has a packed slate of Original Bengali content in 2022 starting with ‘Mukti’ and followed by Feluda – ‘Gangtok E Gondogol’ directed by Arindam Sil, ‘Seven’ directed by Anjan Dutt, ‘Shwetkali’ produced by Acropolis Entertainment, ‘Raktakarabi’ starring Vikram Chatterjee and Raima Sen to name a few.
Archana Anand, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 Global said, “With the vision to consistently delivering relatable and entertaining content for our fans, we at ZEE5 Global are committed to bringing diversified regional content to each household and individual across the globe. We are happy to once again collaborate with Rohan Ghose, director of for our latest Bengali series ‘Mukti’, a patriotic drama, based in the early 1930s which we are sure will resonate deeply with diaspora audiences”.
Samrat Ghosh, Chief Cluster Officer – East, ZEE5 India said, “Our content offering has stemmed from our deep understanding of Bengali OTT native consumers and our passion for telling relatable stories in the native language. We are excited to partner with the best of the talents from our industry and present our first slate of launches ‘Mukti’ which has been woven around the key elements of emotion, thrill, action, patriotism, empathy & triumph. We are quite excited & passionate to bring quality content which has the potential to resonate amongst the wider spectrum of Bengali diaspora”.
Director, Rohan Ghose said, “It is exciting to partner with a content giant like ZEE5 and put forth a nationalist content piece that can reach the audience across the world. ‘Mukti’ is a special show which will stay with viewers long after the end credits and make people ponder about the true meaning of ‘Mukti’. We have commenced shooting and are looking forward to delivering a classic series”.
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