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Hidden gems on ZEE5 – Here are top 5 underrated films that you can’t miss on this OTT platform

Here are some of the top underrated films that you must watch on ZEE5 for an entertainment-packed ride.

Hidden gems on ZEE5 – Here are top 5 underrated films that you can’t miss on this OTT platform
Hidden gems on ZEE5: Stream Laila Majnu and Safed

Last Updated: 06.06 PM, Apr 23, 2024


ZEE5 is quickly climbing up the ranks in the digital cinema space with intriguing web series and movies on the streaming platform. From social drama films like Kaam Chalu Hai recently premiering on the platform to some already hidden gems, ZEE5 is offering different series and films for its loyal fanbase. Here are some of the top underrated films that you can watch on ZEE5 through OTTplay Premium subscription for an entertainment-packed ride.

Best hidden gems and underrated films on ZEE5

Raat Baaki Hai

The movie is based on Atul Satya Koushik’s play Ballygunge and is set in Rajasthan. It revolves around the murder mystery of a renowned actress on the night of her engagement party. The investigators have only a day to trace the murderer. Watch the mystery unravel against the race of the clock.


Cast: Rahul Dev, Anup Soni, Paoli Dam, Saanand Verma, and Dipannita Sharma

Director: Avinash Das

Why to watch: crime thriller with high-octane action and a dark plotline

Qarib Qarib Singlle

The movie marks the Bollywood debut of Malayalam actress Parvathy alongside the talented likes of Irrfan Khan. Qarib Qarib Singlle, as the name suggests, revolves around two single people who experience companionship when they least expect it to be. It also showcases how online dating helps late-thirties bachelors navigate their love lives with technology.

Cast: Irrfan Khan and Parvathy Thiruvothu

Director: Tanuja Chandra

Why to watch: A feel-good romantic comedy film that leaves you with a beautiful smile after watching it.


This social drama film narrates the forbidden tale of love between the lonely widow Kaali (Meera Chopra) and an eunuch (Abhay Verma). They find comfort and warmth in one another, breaking social differences.

Cast: Meera Chopra, Abhay Verma, Barkha Bisht, and Jameel Khan

Director: Sandeep Singh

Why to watch: Unique narrative with eye-grabbing performances

Laila Majnu

Based on classic folklore, Laila Majnu follows the tragic love story of Laila and Qais. The coming-of-age story depicts their forbidden love and crisis as they struggle to find their “happy ending” despite the odds.

Cast: Avinash Tiwary and Tripti Dimri

Director: Sajid Ali

Why to watch: A modern adaptation of the classic tale of love with fresh acting talent.

Posham Pa

The film is inspired by real-life Indian serial killers who abducted children and committed heinous mass murder. It traces the story of a mentally disturbed mother who lured her two daughters into the brutal crime world.

Cast: Mahie Gill, Sayani Gupta, and Ragini Khanna

Director: Suman Mukhopadhyay

Why to watch: A psychological thriller that reflects on the dark reality of untreated mental illness

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