29 March 2023
StarHub Enhances South Asian Entertainment Line-up with ZEE5 Global
From tomorrow, Indian+ customers to enjoy over 200,000 hours of Indian and international programmes, at no additional cost
Singapore, 29 March 2023 – StarHub today announced a new partnership with ZEE5 Global, the world’s largest streaming provider for South Asian content, as it continues to curate the best streaming services for customers. Featuring over 200,000 hours of on-demand Indian and South Asian films and shows across 18 languages, as well as 20 ‘live’ channels, ZEE5 is the 12th streaming platform to be added to StarHub’s growing list of partners.
From tomorrow, all StarHub customers who sign up for an Indian+ subscription will get access to ZEE5, at no extra cost (Usual Price: S$8.98 per month). This translates to significant cost savings amounting to S$215 over two years. With the StarHub TV+ app being available on smart TVs, web browsers, and mobile devices, Indian+ customers will have complete freedom in streaming ZEE5 content anytime and anywhere.
“We are staunchly committed to bringing the best entertainment content to our customers, delighting them anytime, anywhere, across devices,” said Andrew Tan, Head of Content, StarHub. “Home to an incredible selection of Indian blockbuster films and TV shows, ZEE5 enhances our Tamil and Hindi entertainment offerings and further elevates our existing portfolio of content. This continues the successful aggregation of other streaming platforms such as Disney+, Viu, and Netflix on StarHub TV+, firmly establishing StarHub as the one-stop shop for world-class streaming services.”
Speaking about the partnership, Archana Anand, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 Global said, “ZEE5 Global has had a tremendous growth story to becoming the leaders in South Asian entertainment today globally. Key to our continued success is ensuring that we have the most relevant partnerships in place. Singapore is a key market for us, given its huge affinity for Indian and South Asian content. We’re happy to now be partnering with a leading player like StarHub to bring in seamless access to the best of Indian and South Asian content for our viewers here.”
ZEE5 comes packed with over 4000 movies, 250+ Originals and more than 1600 TV shows from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Some content highlights include popular web series Rangbaaz and Fingertip, thriller films like Love Hostel and Sone Bhi Do Yaaro, as well as light-hearted series Babbar Ka Tabbar and America Mappilla, and more across 12 Indian languages and 6 International languages. That’s not all; subscribers will also have access to 20 popular ‘live’ TV channels.
Going one step further, ZEE5 has pushed the boundaries of original programming with its bold and authentic ZEE5 Originals, including web series Ayali by up-and-coming director Muthukumar and feature film Lost starring Bollywood actress Yami Gautam. The platform has also branched out into theatre broadcast, with 30 Cine plays like Maa Retire Hoti Hai, Doll’s House, Savita Damodar Paranjape and Agnipankh from Zee Theatre.
Price and packaging details
New customers can sign up for Indian+ at $15.14 per month with a 24-month contract. With Indian+, subscribers can indulge in top-rated Tamil and Hindi drama series, variety shows and talk shows from Vijay TV, Zee TV, Sony Ent TV, Sun TV, and more. For more information, please visit www.starhub.com/indianplus.