life and career
Bihar boy and FTII alumnus Prakash Jha is a director who is known for making hard-hitting mainstream movies on various social topics. His made his directorial debut with 'Hip Hip Hurray' and found major critical success with movies like 'Damul', 'Parinati' and 'Mrityudand'. He is best known for his dark yet hard-hitting mainstram Bollywood movies like 'Apharan', 'Gangajal', 'Raajneeti', 'Aarakshan' and the recently released 'Satyagraha'. His next is 'Jai Gangajal', sequel to his 'Gangajal' starring Priyanka Chopra.