Zee5 is soon becoming one of the most interesting streaming channels to show homegrown content. The streaming channel has now launched its first Malayalam web series, titled Utsaha Itihasam. The web series will be a drama that will tell about the life and times of a film maker and a software engineer, who have been friends since school.
This will be an eight-episode series. Rahul Rajagopal and Arjun Ratan are playing the two main protagonists. Peppermedia produces this series. currently, Zee5 will release around 20 original shows under the banner Zee5 Originals. By next year, the streaming series will have around 90 web series by the end of March 2019.
Regional language web series are becoming quite popular in recent times. Now, many streaming channels have Marathi, Bengali and other language web series like Punjabi and other Southern languages. Homegrown streaming channels are already engaging with regional content producers for regional web series, Hoichoi, which started their streaming services just a few months ago now has regional web series that are having second seasons.