ZEE5, India’s largest home-grown video streaming platform announced the world digital premiere of the highly acclaimed Tamil film ‘The Great Indian Kitchen’. Directed by R Kannan and produced by RDC Media, this critically acclaimed film stars Aishwarya Rajesh, Rahul Ravindran and Yogi Babu in the lead roles. The Great Indian Kitchen is a story of a woman [Aishwarya Rajesh] who tries coping with the traditions and customs of the family she marries into. What happens next is something that every woman can relate to. The interesting story about a house-wife will stream on ZEE5 starting today in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada languages.
With an IMDB rating of 8, the film sets out to expose the patriarchal society that we live in. the story revolves around a submissive wife played by Aishwarya Rajesh who beautifully manages housework while following her passion of dance. As the movie progresses, it unfolds her journey and changes that make her life miserable. Will she manage to cope with the situation
The movie was appreciated by the audiences as soon as it released in theatres. The viewers appreciated the raw and true acting of Aishwarya Rajesh, the story plot, the dancing and strong performances of the actors. With its World Digital Premiere on ZEE5, the film will be available to viewers across 190+ countries.
Manish Kalra, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 India said, “At ZEE5, we always believe in delivering stories which are engaging, compelling and interactive. Our society is grappling with a lot of age-old customs; therefore, it is important to showcase narratives with a strong social message. The Great Indian Kitchen is one such story that will connect with the audiences emotionally and mentally. It’s an honest story about a woman who struggles with age old customs and traditions. This film has created an impact during its theatrical run, and we are sure that it will do so on the platform as well.”
Producer, Durgaram Choudhary said, “The Great Indian Kitchen is a unique story which connects with the people and the housewives of India. This kind of genres are lesser explored in the Tamil film industry. And, the response to the film when it was released in theatres completely shook me. People showered love upon the movie and the actors. We are very excited for the second innings of the movie and hope to receive similar kind of love from the audiences with its digital debut on ZEE5.”
Actress Aishwarya Rajesh said, ““The character in The Great Indian Kitchen was indeed very special to me and has helped me broaden my horizon as an actor. I have portrayed natural characters before, but the storyline of the film attracted me towards the film. Secondly, I have always wanted to work with R Kannan sir. The release of the film in the theatres has received immense love and we hope that with its release on ZEE5, we are showered by 2x love”