Looking for binge-worthy content to commemorate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month? Look no further as ZEE5 Global, the world’s most extensive streaming platform for South Asian content, brings an unparalleled library. With over 200,000+ hours of on-demand content in 18 languages, the platform offers the best of South Asian entertainment. Explore exciting stories across genres that capture South Asia’s cultural and social elements to mark Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Stream them exclusively on ZEE5 Global with family and friends for this month’s ultimate binge party. Here are some of the top titles to watch from each genre:
If you’re a fan of adrenaline-pumping action, then RRR and Jaanbaaz Hindustan Ke will bring you the best action choreographies. RRR is an Academy Award-winning high-octane period action film set in pre-independent India that highlights the story of two friends-turned-revolutionaries who set off on different paths to fight for a common cause, freedom for India. Also bringing in another tale of grit and perseverance is Jaanbaaz Hindustan Ke. The movie explores the story of a single mother and celebrated IPS officer, Kavya Iyer’s bravery and psychological strength when she becomes the lead investigator in an ISIS-K bomb attack case.
Looking for light-hearted entertainment that rolls out the laughter carpet? ZEE5 Global brings rib-tickling titles that capture the best of South Asian cultural dynamics humorously. Chhatriwali revolves around a chemistry genius who decides to use her skills to educate the youth on safe sex and bring about a much-needed social change while looking for a job. United Kacche tells the story of Punjabi boy Tango who aspires to become an NRI based out of England, even if it means being an illegal immigrant. Things take a hilarious turn once he reaches there and has to live like a ‘kaccha’.
If you’re in the mood for a heartwarming drama, then follow the journey of an ideal mother who fights to make euthanasia legal for her son in Salaam Venky. In Uunchai, three friends set off on a trek to the Everest Base Camp to pay tribute to their friend, but the journey turns out to be a personal, emotional and spiritual sojourn.
South Asian titles are often celebrated for their thriller theme owing to their unique storylines and ability to keep viewers on the edge of their seats. ZEE5 Global’s Original, LOST, remains the best example of this genre as it narrates the tale of a crime reporter, who sets out to find a missing college student, but her quest reveals the many layers of society that redefine politics, love, and betrayal. In Blurr, a woman with progressive blindness has to find answers to her twin sister’s unlikely death before time runs out.
Looking for jump scares that keep you on the edge of your seat? These two horror movies will keep you hooked. U-Turn, a supernatural horror movie, presents the events that unfold when a young journalist investigates a mysterious traffic accident. Marathi horror film Lapachhapi follows a couple who unknowingly move into a haunted house.