At 63, The Rebel In Prakash Jha Has Lost None Of Its Fervour. His Powerful, Socially Relevant Films Continue To Capture The Imagination Of The Masses And Set The Big Screen On Fire.
The Seventies wasn’t the best of the times. Those were the years of absolute abuse of power, unexplained detentions,forced sterilisations,communal tension and industrial strikes. When the socio-political winds of that era blew past Prakash Jha as a seminal influence on his thinking, the stage was set for a seemingly endless journey of socially relevant and politically charged cinema.