Fireflies - Parth aur Jugnu to stream on Zee5 on this date
The upcoming fantasy drama series is written by Alok Sharma
Fireflies - Parth aur Jugnu, the upcoming fantasy drama series, is directed by the National award-winning filmmaker Hemant Gaba. The series will premiere on ZEE5 on May 5.
Written by Alok Sharma, the series stars Meet Mukhi, Aekam Binjwe, Madhoo Shah, Priyanshu Chaterjee, Luke Kenny, Akshat Singh, Zoya Afroz, Varun Kapoor, Harshit Bhojwani, Anaya Shivan, Riva Arora, Rahul Singh, and Hitesh Dave.
According to the makers, the series revolves around a 14-year-old boy named Parth, played by Mukhi, who meets Jugnu, played by Aekam Binjwe, a mystical kid from the haunted forest of Bheem Mukteshwar. Together they embark on a journey full of action-packed adventure, self-discovery, and bedtime stories. The series unravels emotions like teenage friendship, exploration, mythology and life lessons of good vs evil.
The coming-of-age series is shot in the hills of Himachal Pradesh. Renowned mythologist and author Devdutt Pattanaik serves as the script consultant and American comic book writer who has work extensively with DC and Marvel, Ron Marz is the script doctor.
Director Hemant Gaba said, “We hope Fireflies - Parth aur Jugnu will turn out to be a dark horse in the web space and encourage both OTT platforms and production agencies to venture into the fantasy genre targeted at kids, teenagers and family audiences”.