ZEE5 Global to release its fourth Bangladeshi Original – a romantic comedy web film – Jodi Kintu Tobuo. The film is the first full-length feature film of ZEE5. The announcement was made at a virtual press conference on Tuesday by the Chief Business Officer of ZEE5 Global, Archana Anand.
Announcing the release, Archana Anand, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 Global said “In 2020, we announced a pipeline of new content that we would launch in Bangladesh on ZEE5. Local stories that would be locally created with local talent for not only audiences in Bangladesh but around the globe. And all the Originals we have launched – Mainkar Chipay, WTFry, and Contract have gone on to win audiences across countries. Today I’m very happy to announce our fourth Bangla Original, Jodi Kintu Tobuo, which is also our very first full-length feature film. This light-hearted romantic comedy directed by Shihab Shaheen and bringing together some of the top talents of Bangladesh is a rich addition to our content bouquet, and I’m sure it will win hearts across Bangladesh and the rest of the globe!”
The online event of the film was attended by the casts of the film – Nusraat Faria, Ziaul Faruq Apurba, Amaan Reza, and Imtu Ratish with the director of the film Shihab Shaheen. The casts shared their experiences of working on the film and the reason why the film is “Bangladeshi Wedding of the Year”.
The film narrates the story of an urban couple – Abir and Preety, who are experiencing their emotions amidst all complex situations to realize their love for each other. The movie will start streaming from April 1, 2021, on ZEE5.
“Jodi Kintu Tobuo is a classic mix of romance, comedy, and drama, and we couldn’t have featured a better couple than Apurba and Faria to bring it to life. It’s been a pleasure to work with ZEE5 and I’m very happy that our work can be appreciated by not just the local audience here in Bangladesh, but also Bangladeshis living abroad and other audiences. We really hope people have as much fun watching it as we did making it.” said Director Shihab Shaheen.