ZEE5 Global, the world’s largest streaming platform for South Asian content, has a full slate with back-to-back announcements and premieres of the biggest films across languages.
The most recent announcement is for the film Kya Meri Sonam Gupta Bewafa Hai, which is based on a real incident where Sonam Gupta Bewafa Hai was written on a currency note and it immediately went viral.
Presented by Dr. Jayantilal Gada (Pen Studios), produced by Dhaval Gada and Aksshay Gada and directed by Ssaurabh Tyagi. Kya Meri Sonam Gupta Bewafa Hai marks the Bollywood debut of TV’s heartthrob Surbhi Jyotiopposite the leading man and Punjabi munda Jassie Gill.
It also stars Vijay Raaz, Bijendra Kala, Atul Shrivastavaand National Award winner and late actress Surekha Sikri in pivotal roles. The love-comedy also has a couple of interesting tracks which will be available on Saregama.
Set in a small town in Uttar Pradesh, Kya Meri Sonam Gupta Bewafa Hai is about a young man Sintoo who falls in love with Sonam Gupta, the town’s heartbeat and a girl way out of his league.
The story unfolds when Sonam reciprocates his feelings, leaving Sintoo all the more confused. What happens after is a series of comedy of errors where a line written on a note goes viral and starts a chain of events. Whether the movie has a happy ending or not is to be found out.
Archana Anand, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 Global, says,
“At ZEE5, we’re always looking for new stories to capture the amazing narratives and reality of South Asia. Kya Meri Sonam Gupta Bewafa Hai is based on a true incident where a line written on a currency note went viral, and we’ve looked to pique the curiosity of the viewer by fictionalizing this story and completing it. An out and out entertainer, the movie is sure to be loved by our audiences across global markets.”
Dr. Jayantilal Gada, Chairman & MD, Pen Studios, said,
“The film’s script is very inspiring and interesting. Taking a viral incident that caught nations attention and making a content driven contemporary story out of it was something that caught our attention. We at Pen Studios focus on strong content, and this film has it.”
Kya Meri Sonam Gupta Bewafa Hai will premiere soon exclusively on ZEE5 across global markets.