Prakash Jha

'Satyagraha' mints Rs.11.21 crore on opening day

SatyagrahaMumbai, Aug 31 : Prakash Jha’s socio-political thriller “Satyagraha” managed to gross Rs. 11.21 crore on its opening day. It is said to be the highest ever opening for the filmmaker.

The movie, which features a stellar cast of Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Manoj Bajpayee and Amrita Rao, released Friday. Made at a reported budget of Rs. 50 crore, the movie is said to be getting a mixed response from critics and viewers.

However, officials at UTV Motion Pictures, are hoping for a good weekend collection.

Prakash Jha does a cameo in 'Satyagraha'

Prakash Jha does a cameo in 'Satyagraha'Mumbai, Aug 29 - Filmmaker Prakash Jha took a break from being behind the scenes and faced the cameras for a scene in his forthcoming film "Satyagraha", which hits the screens Friday. He says it was an instinctive decision to feature in the scene.

"It is true I have done a cameo in the film. It's a crucial scene in the film and it was a purely instinctive decision on the sets to be a part of this scene. I had not planned it," Jha told IANS.

Special screening of 'Satyagraha' for Anna Hazare team?

Special screening of 'Satyagraha' for Anna Hazare team?Mumbai, July 23 : Reports claiming that Prakash Jha's upcoming film "Satyagraha" is inspired by Anna Hazare's movement seems to have made the members of the social activist's team curious who are said to have placed a request to watch the political drama.

"We have our eyes on 'Satyagraha' no matter what the director says. We know that the film is inspired by the Anna' movement and that Amitabh Bachchan is playing Anna. We just want to ensure that Anna or the movement is not being criticised," said a source.

'Satyagraha' promotions to begin in Bhopal

'Satyagraha' promotions to begin in BhopalMumbai, May 24 - Filmmaker Prakash Jha will start the promotions of his upcoming film "Satyagraha" in Bhopal, where the movie was majorly shot.

"Bhopal is a city very close to Prakashji since all his experiences of filmmaking are deeply rooted in Madhya Pradesh. So, Prakashji will start the promotional campaign of 'Satyagraha' in Bhopal from June-end," said a source close to the project.

"Satyagraha", a political thriller, features a stellar ensemble cast comprising Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor, Manoj Bajpayee and Arjun Rampal. (IANS)

Five composers for Prakash Jha's 'Satyagraha'

Satyagraha-MovieMumbai, April 30 : Prakash Jha will team up with five music composers for his political drama "Satyagraha", a first for the filmmaker.

"The idea is to have an ensemble music album for 'Satyagraha'. Prakashji is roping in celebrated musicians and composers to collaborate for a youthful album for the film. As of now Salim-Sulaiman and Indian Ocean have been signed on. There will be three other composers," a source close to the team told IANS.

'Satyagraha' novel in the making?

Prakash-JhaMumbai, March 21 : Filmmaker Prakash Jha, who is busy shooting his new political drama "Satyagraha" in Bhopal, has plans to turn the film's story into a novel that will be published post the movie's release.

"Prakash Jha and Anjum Rajabali have come up with a fantastic script called 'Satyagraha' and the makers are of the opinion that the script should also be published as a book," said a source close to the team.

Indian Ocean creates youth anthem for 'Satyagraha'

indian-ocean-bandMumbai, March 5 : Music band Indian Ocean has composed a track for upcoming social drama "Satyagraha" and the film's director Prakash Jha has praised the work saying it is "brilliant" and would be like a "youth anthem".

"It is true that I have roped in Indian Ocean to compose one of the tracks in 'Satyagraha'. They have composed a brilliant track that will move us all," Jha told IANS.

Arjun Rampal, Eisha Gupta, Prakash Jha & Salim Merchant launch the official music album of Chakravyuh at 92.7 BIG FM studio

Arjun Rampal, Eisha Gupta, Prakash Jha & Salim Merchant launch the official music album of Chakravyuh at 92.7 BIG FM studio

Arjun Rampal,Eisha Gupta,Prakash Jha & Salim Merchant launch the official music album of Chakravyuh at 92.7 BIG FM studio

Salim, Sulaiman Merchant with Prakash Jha at the music launch of Chakravyuh at 92.7 BIG FM studio

Salim, Sulaiman Merchant with Prakash Jha at the music launch of Chakravyuh at 92.7 BIG FM studio

Salim, Sulaiman Merchant with Prakash Jha at the music launch of Chakravyuh at 92.7 BIG FM studio

Prakash Jha at the music launch of Chakravyuh at 92.7 BIG FM studio

Prakash Jha at the music launch of Chakravyuh at 92.7 BIG FM studio

Prakash Jha at the music launch of Chakravyuh at 92.7 BIG FM studio

Arjun Rampal, Eisha Gupta and Prakash Jha at the music launch of Chakravyuh at 92.7 BIG FM studio

Arjun Rampal, Eisha Gupta and Prakash Jha at the music launch of Chakravyuh at 92.7 BIG FM studio

Arjun Rampal, Eisha Gupta and Prakash Jha at the music launch of Chakravyuh at 92.7 BIG FM studio

Arjun Rampal, Eisha Gupta, Prakash Jha at the music launch of Chakravyuh at 92.7 BIG FM studio

Arjun Rampal, Eisha Gupta, Prakash Jha at the music launch of Chakravyuh at 92.7 BIG FM studio

Arjun Rampal, Eisha Gupta, Prakash Jha at the music launch of Chakravyuh at 92.7 BIG FM studio

Prakash Jha at Kailash Kher's mother's prayer meet at Isckon

Prakash Jha at Kailash Kher's mother's prayer meet at Isckon

Event :Prakash Jha at Kailash Kher's mother's prayer meet at Isckon

Prakash Jha at Kailash Kher's mother's prayer meet at Isckon

Prakash Jha at Kailash Kher's mother's prayer meet at Isckon

Event :Prakash Jha at Kailash Kher's mother's prayer meet at Isckon

Prakash Jha at Kailash Kher's mother's prayer meet at Isckon

Prakash Jha at Kailash Kher's mother's prayer meet at Isckon

Event :Prakash Jha at Kailash Kher's mother's prayer meet at Isckon

Prakash Jha at Kailash Kher's mother's prayer meet at Isckon

Prakash Jha at Kailash Kher's mother's prayer meet at Isckon

Event : Prakash Jha at Kailash Kher's mother's prayer meet at Isckon

Vice-Chancellor M Aslam receiving the "Best teaching practices Award" from noted film director Prakash Jha

Vice-Chancellor M Aslam receiving the "Best teaching practices Award" from noted film director Prakash Jha

Event: Vice-Chancellor M Aslam receiving the "Best teaching practices Award" from noted film director Prakash Jha at the India Today Aspire education summit 2012,in New Delhi

Prakash Jha to make film on creative freedom

Prakash Jha to make film on creative freedomMumbai, Aug 22 : After the ban on "Aarakshan" in Uttar Pradesh was revoked, director Prakash Jha has decided to make a film on creative freedom and the efforts to muzzle the artiste through extra-constutitional means.

His experience of battling various organisations and a state government for the release of "Aarakshan", about the issue of reservations in educatinal insititutes, has inspired a script on the subject.

Prakash Jha moves Supreme Court against ban on film ''Aarakshan''

Prakash Jha moves Supreme Court against ban on film ''AarakshanNew Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 12 : With the movie ''Aarakshan'' (Reservation) being banned in the three states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Andhra Pradesh, the film''s director Prakash Jha has now moved the Supreme Court to lift the ban on it.

The film is based on quota system in education.

The movie was banned following objections raised by political leaders.

On Thursday, Jha had agreed to edit out some scenes of the movie that stars Amitabh Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone.




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