ZEE5 is an Indian video on demand website run by Essel Group via its subsidiary Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL). It was launched in India on 14 February 2018 with content in 12 languages. ZEE5 mobile app is available on Web, Android, iOS, Smart TVs, among other devices.
The platform also provided the first Tamil web series in 2018 with the title America Mappillai. In the same year, the platform also introduced another web series titles, Kallachirippu which was produced by popular filmmaker Karthik Subbaraj, and Karenjit Kaur – The Untold Story of Sunny Leone, a biographical web series on Sunny Leone.
The service has been launched everywhere except for United States, because of Dish Network’s clause in the contract ZEE has with the satellite provider, which is the major provider for Indian channels in the country. ZEE5 has launched Ad Suite which has Ad Vault, Ampli5, Play5 and Wishbox.