New Delhi: ZEE5, India’s largest video streaming platform has introduced Originals throughout languages and genres in addition to significant and purposeful content material. Since inception and persevering with its legacy by way of the lockdown, the model has entertained viewers with a wide range of content material. ZEE5 has additionally constructed a robust franchise technique with reveals similar to Rangbaaz, Abhay, Kaali; every with two seasons extremely appreciated by the viewers and critics alike.
In the course of the lockdown, some of the talked-about reveals was ZEE5’s State of Siege: 26/11, which was a tribute to our courageous Indian troopers who sacrificed their lives for the nation. Introduced as a franchise, the present was applauded for its worldwide attraction and nice performances. As a tribute to our troopers, saluting the courageous Indian spirit and persevering with the legacy of the Siege sequence, the platform now proclaims Unique Movie State Of Siege: Akshardham, primarily based on the assaults on the temple on 24th September 2002.
On 24th September 2002, a terrorist assault occurred in Gandhinagar, Gujarat at Akshardham temple. Over 30 folks misplaced their lives and over 80 have been injured on account of the grotesque, unholy assaults. The Nationwide Safety Guard (NSG) arrived on the vacation spot, took cost of the state of affairs, efficiently killed the terrorists and ended the siege.
Whether or not it was the 26/11 Mumbai assaults or Akshardham, the NSG has all the time showcased their will and dedication to avoid wasting the lives of harmless folks and efficiently seize / kill the terrorists. This movie will take you thru their journey and all of the behind the scenes motion of this dreadful temple assault.
The dream workforce who created State of Siege: 26/11, Contiloe Footage (Abhimanyu Singh) is again to supply the movie which can be directed by Ken Ghosh who not too long ago helmed the vastly fashionable and profitable Abhay 2 as properly. Lt. Col (retd.) Sundeep Sen who was a advisor on the State of Siege: 26/11 venture and the 2nd in Command on the NSG through the 26/11 Mumbai assaults will present his experience for this movie as properly. The facility-packed ensemble forged can be introduced quickly and you’ll in all probability see some acquainted faces.
Aparna Acharekar, Programming Head, ZEE5 India says, “At ZEE5, we have now all the time ensured that our content material resonates with the viewers. Once we introduced State of Siege: 26/11 final 12 months, it was a part of our franchise technique and the present carried out extraordinarily properly on the platform and was liked by the viewers and critics alike. We are actually proud to announce State of Siege: Akshardham, an authentic movie primarily based on the dreadful 2002 assault. We’ve got an extremely skilled workforce engaged on this venture and we’re proud to current one other story saluting the bravery of the NSG.”
Abhimanyu Singh, Founder & CEO, Contiloe Footage shares, “We have been overwhelmed by the response we obtained for our first net present, State of Siege: 26/11. The narrative focussed on the counter-insurgency by our NSG commandos through the 26/11 assaults. State of Siege: Akshardham felt just like the apt and pure subsequent chapter to pursue on our path of our siege narratives. With tales like these, we wish to showcase what went behind a number of the most distressing assaults the nation has seen. That is our second collaboration with ZEE5 and with this movie, we’re solely hoping to strengthen this partnership and construct a stronger join with audiences.”
Director Ken Ghosh says, “The State of Siege is a incredible franchise and it’s fairly an enormous duty for me to direct this movie. That is my second affiliation with ZEE5 after Abhay and I’m trying ahead to working with the workforce once more. Everybody is aware of in regards to the Akshardham assaults, however not many know what occurred behind the scenes and the function that our courageous NSG troopers performed. State of Siege: Akshardham will decode the whole occasion and current it to the viewers.”
State Of Siege: Akshardham is about to go on flooring quickly and slated for a 2021 launch on ZEE5.