6 ZEE5 Shows that won Economic Time's Spott Awards
The Digital Award night was 24 June 2020, these awards honour brilliance in video and audio streaming and recognises the efforts and achievements of the creators, platforms and marketers behind it. It seeks content that is fresh, campaigns that are engaging, and ideas that are innovative. Each category was divided into Gold, Bronze, and Silver medals. Some of the shows have managed to win multiple medals in one category. These ZEE5 shows managed to create a stir not only online but offline as well. With the diversity and range provided in the content, they were able to cater and reach out to more audiences, check out the list of winners, and the shows only on ZEE5.
1. Most Popular Web Series Hindi, Gold Medal: The Final Call
The Final Call is a brilliant web series based on the novel ‘I Will Go with You: The Flight of a Lifetime by Priya Kumar.’ Directed by Vijay Lalwani, it centres around the passengers of a flight from Mumbai to Sydney whose lives are endangered after the captain decides to commit suicide on board. It is an interesting take on human psychology and also gives us an insight into one of the most difficult professions. Starring, Arjun Rampal, Neeraj Kabi, and Javed Jaffrey. It won the gold medal in the most popular web series in Hindi format and it’s definitely worth a watch.
2. Most Popular Web Series Hindi, Silver Medal : Kaafir
Kaafir is an amicable tale, written by Bhavani Iyer, the series follows Kainaaz Akhtar played by the gorgeous Dia Mirza a woman from Pakistan-administered Kashmir who winds up on the Indian side of the Line-of-Control, and is held prisoner under the suspicion of being a militant. It also stars the marvellous Mohit Raina. This tale is heartwarming and at places will make you shed a tear, it won the award for Most Popular Web Series Silver Medal and in times like this, Kaafir can teach us about love and being kind.
3. Most Popular Debut Web Series, Bronze: Kaafir
This beautiful story won the Debut Web Series in the original format show. Kaafir is a true and beautiful portrayal of a woman named Kainaaz and how she ends up vulnerable and winds up on the Indian side of the Line-of-Control, and is held prisoner under the suspicion of being a militant. Watch this brilliant series only on ZEE5.
4. Most Popular Web Series Other Indian Language Silver Medal : Auto Shankar
This series will surely give you all the chills you need. This Tamil web series based on Gowri Shankar aka Auto Shankar who was a notorious serial killer and a criminal from the region of Madras. This series won Most Popular Web Series in other Indian Language, and is a cinematic genius. Don’t miss Auto Shankar on ZEE5.
5. Best OTT Long Format Film (More than 30 Minutes) Silver Medal : The Sholay Girl
The Sholay Girl is a hilarious spin-off and biographical period drama directed by Aditya Sarpotdar and produced by Shrabani Deodhar and Sai Deodhar. Written by Faizal Akhtar and Shrabani Deodhar, the film is based on India’s first stuntwoman, Reshma Pathan. This film will make you smile and light up your spirit, winning the Best OTT Long Format Film (More than 30 Minutes) Silver Medal. You know what to watch this weekend.
6. Best OTT Long Format Film (More than 30 Minutes) Bronze Medal: The Barot House
This spooky thriller has managed to get appreciation from the audience and critics, this psychological thriller stars Amit Sadh, Manjari Phadnis, and Aaryan Menghji. Inspired by real-life events, the story revolves around the loving Barot family whose happiness is short-lived after their daughter is brutally murdered in the house under mysterious circumstances, Catch this award-winning film only on ZEE5.
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