Shree Narayan Singh to make digital debut with ZEE5 series Sutliyan: ‘A story of home coming’


Streaming platform ZEE5 on Tuesday announced the next original series, Sutliyan, directed by Sri Narayan Singh from Toilet: The Fame Ek Prem Katha. The show, called a family drama riddled with deep-rooted emotional turmoil, light-hearted humor and fraternal brotherhood, will feature actors Ayesha Raza, Shiv Pandit, Vivaan Shah and Plabita Bortakur.

A story about a family where grown children return to their family home in Bhopal, the city where they grew up, a few weeks before Diwali.

“When they meet years later, trying to come to terms with situations, they are burdened with emotional baggage from the past and unresolved conflicts in relationships, as they go through a difficult but necessary path of emotional and spiritual cleansing,” says the official synopsis.

Manish Kalra, Chief Commercial Officer of ZEE5 India, said the goal is to create fresh and interesting stories from the depths of India.

“With Satlian, we aim to offer a touching, slice of life’s family drama that will make you laugh, cry and reunite with your family,” Kalra said in a statement.

Singh, who is entering the OTT space with Satlian, said he was touched by the way emotions were expressed in the show.

“I was attracted to this series for one reason – now, when emotions in personal life are expressed through emoticons, here is a show that was real, and that makes you pick up the phone and call your mom or book a ticket home,” said the director, whose directorial merits also Shahid Kapoor-starrer Batty Goole Meter Chalu

Sutliyan is produced by Manor Rama Pictures.

Producers Karan Raj Kohli and Viraj Kapoor stated that the show’s goal is to make people aware of the importance of home and family.

Set in a ‘half-glass-filled’ post-like world, Sutlian is the story of returning home from the thread unraveling during Diwali. With this nostalgic series, we want to remind our audience that “home is where the heart is always.” If we, as producers, can do it, we are at home, ”they said.

Sutliyan is currently in production and will premiere on ZEE5 later this year.


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