CHENNAI: ZEE5, India’s largest home-grown video streaming platform and multilingual storyteller announced their latest Tamil original series – 5678 today. The brand has been home to successful and meaningful Tamil narratives such as Vilangu, Paper Rocket, and now is back with another exciting, intriguing, and inspiring story of five profoundly talented teenagers. This Tamil original web series will premiere on the platform on 18th November 2022.
Directed by Vijay, Prasanna JK, Mrudhula Sridharan, and produced by AL Alagappan Hitesh Thakkur, this series highlights the journey of young and talented teenagers – Semba, Vikram, Dinesh and Swetha. Coming from a lower yet humble background, these individuals love dancing but are not backed with any professional training. Watching the kids from the gated community hone their skills, these young artists decide to chase their dreams and fight against the odds. Their dreams are given wings when, Keshav, a new member from the gated community joins them.
Manish Kalra, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 India, said, “We are proud to collaborate with talented storytellers from the Tamil Nadu to narrate interesting and impactful stories. On ZEE5, we have received a positive response for shows like Vilangu, Fingertip 2, Anantham and are looking forward to a successful launch of 5678 too. The series is a powerful narrative of determination and passion of winning against odds. With talented and enthusiastic set of creators and actors we are sure it will connect with the audience.”
Director, Vijay commented on 5678 saying “It was a pleasure working on 5678 with young and talented actors. These free-spirited teenagers brought in a lot of inspiration and worked really hard while filming the series. And now that the show is releasing on ZEE5, we are excited that this fun and light-hearted show reach and hopefully connect with the audiences in 190+ countries across the globe. We hope that the viewers accept this series with open arms.”