Hyderabad, 11th December 2021: ZEE5 is not just an OTT platform. It's more than that. It has always been dishing out the best in terms of content. Its content has touched millions of hearts. Without limiting itself to a genre, ZEE5's offerings have belonged to various formats: cinema, original movies, and web series. The other day, the acclaimed Telugu movie 'Republic' was released with the director's commentary. No wonder that the meaningful film has been described by critics as inspirational. ZEE5's most recent web series, 'Oka Chinna Family Story', has been a hit. It tells the story of a son and his evolving relationship with his father. ZEE5 has now embarked on this exciting premium.
BBC and NorthStar Entertainment have joined hands for 'Gaalivaana'. Senior heroine Radhika Sarathkumar and senior hero Sai Kumar will headline the series. Chandini Chowdary, Nandini Rai, Chaitanya Krishna, Thagubothu Ramesh, Jyothi Pradeep, and Ashritha Vemuganti from the rest of the cast. It has been 50 years since Sai Kumar started his journey in a big way. He has essayed a number of amazing roles as a male lead and in pivotal roles. He is now stepping into the OTT world. 'Gaalivaana' is his first web series. As for Radhika, the versatile actress has been a successful film artist, besides taking the TV segment by storm over the years. She is embarking on an exciting journey in the OTT space now.
"We have already started the shoot of the web series. It's the first time that a European show has been adapted into Telugu. Suitable changes have been made to the original to suit the Telugu nativity," NorthStar Entertainment and ZEE5 have said. BBC is entering the regional market with the show. It is the world's oldest national broadcaster and has a history spanning over 100 years.
Sharan Kopisetty of 'Thimmarasu' fame is wielding the megaphone. Sujatha Siddartha is its cinematographer.