Prakash Jha

Prakash Jha’s real life Rajneeti

Prakash Jha’s real life RajneetiFilmmaker Prakash Jha is contesting the upcoming parliamentary elections from the Bettiah constituency in Bihar. The acclaimed filmmaker has already begun campaigning after he got the ticket from the Lok Jansakti Party. Speaking to us about his real life political jump from reel life movies that circle mostly around Bihar politics, Jha said, "It is nothing new that I am doing. I have been doing this for years. I have tried to change a lot of things in the state while making my films. It won't be difficult for me to balance both the fields as my filmmaking is an extension of my politics."

Did Prakash Jha Get An Election Ticket For Launching Ram Vilas Paswan’s Son?

Prakash JhaAll of Bihar is abuzz with the rumour that Prakash Jha has been given an election ticket by Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP party in Bihar on promise that Prakash will launch Paswan's son Chriag as a leading man.

Though Prakash outright denies such a deal he doesn't rule out the possibility of working with Ram Vilas Paswan's son Chirag who's now based in Mumbai and preparing for a career in films.

UTV To Co-Produce, Distribute Jha’s Upcoming Directorial Venture ‘Rajneeti’

UTV To Co-Produce, Distribute Jha’s ‘Rajneeti’Bollywood producer Prakash Jha has joined hands with UTV Motion Pictures to co-produce his upcoming directorial venture ‘Rajneeti’.

The producer has also signed up a distribution deal with UTV for 'Rajneeti', which is scheduled to hit theatres during the first half of the coming year (2010).

UTV will distribute the movie all through the world.

Jha said, “With Bhopal as its backdrop and 5,000 trained actors from all over Madhya Pradesh working on the films landscape, Rajneeti is truly my most exciting and ambitious venture.”

5000 Theatre Actors Substitute For Junior Artistes In Prakash Jha's Political Rally Scenes

Prakash JhaIt's an unheard -of  screen phenomenon. For  his  intense political drama  Rajniti   w in Bhopal Prakash Jha  hired  and trained   5000 theatre  actors  to play the  participants  in  various political rallies.

Grins  the  gritty  political filmmaker, "Bhopal  has turned  into a  city  of  rallies. We'll be  shooting    rallys with Nana Patekar, Manoj  Bajpai  , Arjun Rampal, Naseer..all the  actors who  play politicians.  The  rally spectators,  all  5000 of them were  raised, selected and trained  by  us in a workshop  over  a gruelling period   seven years."