Mumbai: ZEE5, India’s fastest growing OTT platform presents yet another unconventional crime suspense thriller,NERD.Directed by Deva Ganesh, the seven-episode series orbits around a tech genius who wants to break free from his monotonous routine and is seeking companionship. He meets 6 women whoare later found dead. Layered with twists and turns,NERD premieres on 5th July exclusively on ZEE5.
NERD is set in a busy city and delves deep into the psyche of someone who feels lonely and in turn becomes a victim to psychological trauma. Starring a promising cast with Hasvanth Vanga, Arjun Ambati, Naveen Abhi, Koyel Das, Nikita Bisht, Ranjana,the series is a vicious binge-watch tale of lust and greed.
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Aparna Acharekar, Programming Head, ZEE5 India commented, “Since inception, the response for our Telugu Originals has been gratifying. At ZEE5,we do not shy away from showcasing bold stories and NERD is a fantastic addition to our content library. We are working towards consistently adding a variety of genres to our content bank.”
Manish Aggarwal, Business Head, ZEE5 India, said, “We have been receiving fantastic response for all our regional content be it Marathi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu or Kannada. Our regional premium subscription packs in Telugu have also seen great traction and the consistent addition of quality content across Telugu Originals, blockbuster movies and before TV content has played a significant role in driving this. We will continue to invest in good content that resonates with the audience.”
Hasvanth Vanga, Actor,NERD said, “The story of NERD is intense and it made me realize how loneliness can eat into someone. The script is tight and the direction is excellent. I have learnt a great deal from this experience and I look forward to audience feedback when they watch it on ZEE5.”
Deva Ganesh, Director, NERD commented, “The story of NERD is compelling and every member of the cast has given their one hundred percent and you can see their hard work on screen. It will engage the audience from the start and I am thankful to team ZEE5 for making this story reach far and wide.”