2019 has been the year of great performances and extraordinary achievements for ZEE5! The OTT platform boasts of a diverse content collection in various regional languages including Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali to name a few. Not only is the video streaming service churning out new originals in each of these and more languages every month but also steadily acquiring shorts, feature films and series. Notably, ZEE5 even took home numerous trophies at recently concluded prestigious awards shows in a variety of categories to showcase it’s dominance in Indian digital content. Top shows across languages like Auto Shankar (Tamil), Kaafir (Hindi) and Rangbaaz (Hindi) bagged honours. Bigger stars like Dia Mirza, Arjun Rampal found a fresh lease of life on the digital medium and were awarded for their stellar performances.
Kaafir, a web series starring Dia Mirza, Mohit Raina, and Dishita Jain, was named the Best Web Series OTT (Critics) at Gold Awards 2019. While Dia lifted the Best Actor OTT Female (Critics) for her portrayal of Kainaaz Akhtar in her debut digital drama at the same do, and and was also named Best Actress in a Web Series (Jury) at MTV IWMBuzz Digital Awards 2019. Sunny Leone, who starred in a web show Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story based on her life story, won the OTT Icon Of The Year Award. Vikrant Massey, seen in the recently released Broken But Beautiful Season 2, too clinched a win for his stint as Veer on the ZEE5 and ALTBalaji Original.
Check out the list of awards won by ZEE5 Originals and stars below:
1. MTV IWMBuzz Digital Awards 2019
- Most Popular Digital Film on the Web (Popular) – Tigers
- Most Popular Actor in a Web Series (Popular) – Arjun Rampal (The Final Call)
- Best Actress in a Web Series (Jury) – Dia Mirza (Kaafir)
- Best Digital Film on the Web (above 60 mins) (Jury) – 377 Ab Normal
- Best Performer in a Negative Role (Male) (Jury) – Tigmanshu Dhulia (Rangbaaz)
- Best Web Series in Regional Language (excluding Hindi) (Jury) – Auto Shankar
- Best Actor in a Short Film (Editor’s Choice Awards) – Divyenndu Sharma (Fatafat)
- Best Writer (New Talent) of The Year – Siddharth Mishra (Rangbaaz)
2. Gold Awards 2019
- Best Web Series OTT (Critics) – Kaafir
- Best Actor OTT Female (Critics) – Dia Mirza (Kaafir)
- OTT Icon Of The Year Award – Sunny Leone
- Best Web/OTT Film – Badnaam Gali
3. ITA Awards 2019
- Best Actor in a Negative Role – Kubbra Sait, REJCTX
4. Critics Choice Shorts and Series Awards
- Best Actor (Romance) – Vikrant Massey (Broken But Beautiful Season 2)
Congratulations to all the winners! May the triumphant streak continue.
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