ZEE5 GLOBAL announces original espionage drama series, MUKHBIR – THE STPRY OF A SPY

Directed by Shivam Nair and Jayprad Desai, ‘Mukhbir – The Story of a Spy’ is a tribute to India’s unsung heroes, the secret agents 

ZEE5 Global, the world’s largest streaming platform for South Asian content, has unveiled yet another thriller original series – Mukhbir – The Story of a SpyDirected by Shivam Nair and Jayprad DesaiMukhbir – The Story of a Spyis an inspiring story of India’s secret agent in Pakistan who rose to the occasion to save the nation and turn the tide of the war in his country’s favour. The gripping spy thriller is set to premiere on ZEE5 Global this year and stars Zain Khan Durrani, Prakash Raj, Adil Hussain, Barkha Bisht, Harsh Chhaya, Satyadeep Mishra and Zoya Afroz in prominent roles.

Mukhbir – The Story of a Spy is the untold story of India’s secret agent who led India to evade several aggressive advances from the enemy country by providing intelligence and by helping India win the 1965 war. Produced by Victor Tango Entertainment, the series spans across 8 episodes and is a tribute to those unsung heroes who live in the shadows and give their life for the safety of the country. This series is an intimate look into the sacrifices they make for their country without ever being named or celebrated.

Archana Anand, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 Global, said, 

“We are happy to announce ‘Mukhbir – The story of a Spy’. We look to narrate stories bringing alive India’s cultural diaspora and heritage, and reveal the fascinating stories of unsung heroes to a global audience. I’m certain that the intriguing storyline of Mukhbir will keep our viewers thoroughly engaged.”

Nimisha Pandey, Chief Content Officer – Hindi Originals, ZEE5 said, 

“Mukhbir is the untold story of a spy who defied the odds and single-handedly enabled India to evade several aggressive advances from the enemy country during the 1965 war. The story speaks of a time when there were barely any advanced gadgets or technology, and espionage meant physically infiltrating the enemy lines, at a time when the rules of spy craft were not even written. Espionage dramas have been high on the audiences’ watch-list for its adventure and thrill coupled with a relatable and humane story of an individual. With Mukhbir, we intend to take viewers on a journey, by narrating a human story of a spy as well as showcasing important events set in the India of early 60s. We are glad to associate with Victor Tango Productions for this riveting story, directed by Shivam Nair bringing out an enthralling performance by the talented star-cast. We are furthermore delighted to announce this show on India’s 75th Independence Day and are confident that this new series from ZEE5 will be relatable to every viewer, making them proud of our nation and our heroes.”

Producer Vaibhav Modi said,

Creating a period drama with true historic events as the backdrop is a challenge as well as an opportunity. We are grateful to team ZEE5 Global for extending this opportunity to Victor Tango and are very proud of ourselves to have turned this challenge into a brilliant series. It’s a unique story of how some exemplary men and women work in the shadows to ensure the safety of India. ‘Mukhbir – The Story of a Spy’ will premiere exclusively on ZEE5 Global soon”.

Mukhbir – The Story of a Spy will exclusively premiere on ZEE5 Global this year.

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