Zee Entertainment Enterprises (ZEE) has appointed Nimisha Pandey, a former Netflix executive, to head the Hindi Originals for ZEE5.
A National Award winning director and writer, Pandey brings to the table the experience of having worked with different streaming platforms.
She was a part of ALTBalaji when the digital entertainment platform launched in 2017. Then, from 2018 to 2020, she worked with Netflix as Director of International Originals.
Pandey graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), majoring in television direction. In her career spanning nearly two decades, she has been involved in the making of some hit shows including ‘Jyoti’, ‘Humse Hai Life’, ‘Amber Dhara’, ‘Salaam Zindagi’ and various ALTBalaji series.
She has also been associated with production houses like 4 Lions Films and Firework Productions.
Pandey began working with ZEE5 on January 18 and will be reporting to Punit Misra, President of Content and International Markets, ZEE.
As the head of Hindi Originals at ZEE5, she will be responsible for developing quality entertainment content for the streaming service.