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ZEE5 Global unveils digital premiere of Alizeh Agnihotri’s ‘Farrey’ high-school drama

Tue 02 Apr 2024    
The Brew News Team | 3 min read

~ Directed by Soumendra Padhi, the film Farrey will premiere on the platform – April 5, 2024~

Dubai: ZEE5 Global, , the world’s largest streaming platform for South Asian content, today announced the world digital premiere of ‘Farrey’. Following its release in theaters, ‘Farrey’ will be available on ZEE5 Global starting April 5, offering viewers the chance to experience the drama from the comfort of their homes. Directed by Soumendra Padhi, this movie features a stellar cast led by Alizeh Agnihotri, alongside renowned talents such as Ronit Roy, Sahil Mehta, Zeyn Shaw, Prasanna Bisht, Juhi Babbar, and Shilpa Shukla. Presented by A Reel Life Production Pvt Ltd and Produced by Salman Khan Films, Mythri Movie Makers & Athena – ‘Farrey’ tells the story of an orphaned genius who gets involved in an unethical scandal.

A tale of ambition and deception, Farrey, follows the journey of Niyati, an orphaned 10th board exam topper from Delhi, who secures a coveted spot at a prestigious city school via Scholarship. The film takes a gripping turn when Niyati is lured into a cheating racket orchestrated by her affluent classmates. As the stakes and rewards escalate, she finds herself entangled in a web of manipulation and greed, risking far more than she stands to gain. Will Niyati and her classmates emerge victorious or succumb to the weight of their secrets? Only their #Farrey will hold the answer. ‘Farrey’ is a refreshing take on the high-school drama genre. Don’t miss the chance to witness the story of these audacious youngsters as they risk it all for a shot at glory.

In response to the movie’s release on the OTT platform, Producer Atul Agnihotri says, “Watching Alizeh win accolades for ‘Farrey’ has been immensely gratifying and overwhelming. Despite being a debutant in the film industry, she has delivered a phenomenal performance that has left audiences in awe. Her dedication and talent played a pivotal role in the success of the film, and we are immensely proud of the entire cast and crew for their hard work and commitment. With ‘Farrey’ now set to premiere digitally on ZEE5 Global, we are excited to reach even more viewers and share this amazing story with a wider audience.”

Director Soumendra Padhi, mentioned, “We aimed to create content that resonates with viewers, and with exam season upon us, the film’s themes of ambition and academic pressure are more relevant than ever.  So, collaborating with ZEE5 Global to bring ‘Farrey’ is ideal. The movie takes us into the world of ingenious cheating tactics, a concept represented by its very title. While the premise may seem familiar, what sets our film apart is its nuanced treatment and standout performances from the talented cast. I’m grateful to have worked with an amazing ensemble including Alizeh Agnihotri, Ronit Roy, Sahil Mehta, Zeyn Shaw, Prasanna Bisht, Juhi Babbar, and Shilpa Shukla, who have brought their characters to life with exceptional skill. I’m excited to see how audiences will perceive the film with its release on ZEE5 Global, hope they continue to shower their love in abundance!”

Alizeh talks about the positive reaction towards the film and how that makes her feel. She says, “I’ve been overwhelmed by the incredible response to my performance in ‘Farrey’ from audiences across the country. The love and praise I’ve received have exceeded my wildest expectations, and I’m deeply grateful for it. As the film gears up for its digital premiere on ZEE5 Global, I’m hopeful that this wave of appreciation continues. I’m grateful towards the amazing team and co-stars I had the privilege of working with on this film. We are extremely excited to have this opportunity for more people to watch Farrey”

Archana Anand, Chief Business Officer at ZEE5 Global said, “The digital premiere of ‘Farrey’ further exemplifies our commitment to offering compelling narratives that resonate with South Asian audiences across the globe. The film’s portrayal of ambition, moral complexity, and the high-pressure world of academia offers a engrossing experience for viewers. South Asian content, with its rich cultural heritage and immersive storytelling, is gaining immense popularity globally. We believe ‘Farrey’ will further stand as a testament to the depth and diversity of South Asian cinema.”

Salman Khan Films’ spokesperson says, ” We are very happy to have this film premiere on OTT after receiving so much love and accolades from the audience for its theatrical release. We are confident that Farrey will give the platform and its viewers the right mix of light-hearted, entertaining, high school drama.”

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If you have missed watching the film in theatres, you can now catch ‘Farrey’ premiering on April 05 excluisvely on ZEE5 Global!

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