The Kerala Story OTT Release Date and Platform Details. “The Kerala Story,” a popular movie from 2023 by Sidipto Sen, is now set to release on the OTT streaming platform Zee 5 starting February 16th. The film was made with a small budget but turned out to be a huge success, crossing the 250 crore mark within the first four weeks of its release, making it one of Bollywood’s biggest hits ever.
The movie tells the story of Shalini Unnikrishnan, Nimah, and Siddhi Idnani, three roommates studying in a nursing college in Kasargod, Kerala. They share their room with Asifa, who is connected with ISIS. Asifa influences and manipulates the other girls, converting them to Islam, leading to dramatic consequences.
Despite its popularity, the film faced criticism from various groups and was banned in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal due to concerns about its content being inflammatory and exaggerating certain aspects of the story.