Tag Archives: Prakash Jha

Now it’s time for the audience to go for Satyagrah

Normally, the moral is told at the end of the story. However for a change, I am spelling out the moral(s) of this story in the beginning itself as follows: 1. Quality and quantity cannot go together, the moment you … Continue reading

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Revisiting Namak Haraam in a Naxalite setting

In India, the Naxalite movement started as a revolt against the system-generated injustices heaped on the tribals in Naxalbari (West Bengal) four and a half decades back and then spread in various parts of our country. Still known by the … Continue reading

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Dealing with this issue needs guts Mr. Prakash Jha

I have always kept Prakash Jha in high esteem since I watched Hip Hip Hurray (1984) and Damul (1985) on Doordarshan and Gangaajal (2003) and Apaharan (2005) in theatre. I always appreciated his guts of calling a spade a spade … Continue reading

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An epic too big to be enveloped in three hours

The maker of hard-hitting movies like Damul (1984), Mrityudand (1997), Gangaajal (2003) and Apaharan (2005), Prakash Jha came up with Raajneeti in 2010. What had happened to Raju Hirani in 3 Idiots (2009) after his extremely appealing Munnabhai series, happened to Prakash Jha too … Continue reading

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