ZEE5, India’s largest homegrown OTT platform, premiered the blockbuster fantasy action Telugu film ‘Bimbisara’ on the platform on Diwali, in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam. Ever since the release of the film on ZEE5, it has been a massive success and has crossed 200+ Million Streaming Minutes till now. The platform has now announced that the film is available to stream in Hindi. Produced by N.T.R Arts, the movies have critically acclaimed Telugu film stars Nandamuri Kalyan Ram, Catherine Tresa, Samyuktha Menon, Prakash Raj in pivotal roles. Written and directed by debutant Mallidi Vassishta, the movie also sees Warina Hussain, Vennela Kishore, Srinivas Reddy, Brahmaji, Sai Kiran, Ayyappa P. Sharma and others playing important roles.
The film begins in the year 500 B.C when Bimbisara (Kalyan Ram) is the emperor of the Trigartala empire. A vile egomaniac, his violent antics have no limit. However, his ego trip ends when his banished twin brother Devadatta ambushes him and teleports him – through a magical mirror to the present-day world. What happens when this authoritarian king is reincarnated as a suit wearing rich man in a modern-day world? If you haven’t watched it yet, now is the time.
Manish Kalra, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 India said,“Bimbisara has seen a massive success not only in the theatres but on the platform as well. Since the premiere on ZEE5, the movie has crossed 200+ Million Streaming Minutes which is a great milestone to achieve. There is a growing appetite for South content across languages and at ZEE5, we believe that it’s important to provide consumers with what they are looking for. Staying true to our belief; we are happy to announce that Bimbisara is also available to viewers in Hindi.”