After the success of book adaptations like The Final Call based on Priya Kumar's book, 'I Will Go With You - The Flight of a Lifetime', Parchhayee – Ghost stories by Ruskin Bond and Hutatma based on a book by Meena Deshpande, ZEE5 has released its next original web series Skyfire.
The eight-episode show is a first-of-its-kind sci-fi thriller in the Indian OTT space. It highlights the ecological disruption created by man and the aftermath humanity will face in the form of natural calamities. Adapted from the bestselling book Skyfire by author Aroon Raman, the web series premiered 22nd May on ZEE5.
Starring Prateik Babbar, Sonal Chauhan, Jisshu Sengupta, Jatin Goswami and Sharaf Figar, it deals with the poignant issue of the deteriorating weather conditions today and highlights how #EndIsNear.
Author Aroon Raman said, "Skyfire was enjoyed by its readers and now with the web series streaming on ZEE5, the story will travel far and beyond. ZEE5 has a seamless reach and that is crucial for the message to be conveyed. I am quite excited to see all the characters of my book come to life on the digital screen."
Created by award-winning producer Shabina Khan, Skyfire revolves around the unforeseen case of a boy from the slum disappearing, his the search leads a historian and a journalist to strange and seemingly unrelated incidents, including warnings of natural calamities.