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ZEE5 Readies Launch of its First-Ever Sci-Fi Thriller


ZEE5 is gearing up to launch the sci-fi thriller Skyfire, an adaptation of Aroon Raman’s book of the same title, to its audiences across 190-plus countries.

When a young boy from the slums suddenly disappears, his professors set off on a manhunt that unravels a string of strange incidents, which lead them to the root of a massive plan of world domination, led by a cruel genius who is backed with highly advanced technology of weather manipulation. The story follows a series of disturbing events and abnormal climatic changes that pose a serious threat to the people on Earth.

Directed by Soumik Sen and starring Prateik Babar, Sonal Chauhan, Jisshu Sengupta and Jatin Goswami, the fast-paced thriller is set to premiere on ZEE5 on May 22.

Archana Anand, chief business officer for ZEE5 Global, said, “With Skyfire, we’re set to explore yet another hugely popular genre. Sci-fi has an immense following around the world, and we’re sure that Skyfire, with this cast and edgy production, is going to have a huge appeal among our global audiences.”

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