Prakash Jha Profile
Prakash Jha was born and raised on his family's farm in Champaran, Bihar, India in 1953. He studied physics at Delhi University until deciding to work on the family farm in 1970. Jha moved to Bombay in 1972 to study at the Film & Television Institute of India. He has been making films independently since 1974 - completing over 25 documentaries, five features, along with numerous television projects. Jha's feature films include the award - winning Damul (1984), award-winning Hip Hip Hurray (1984), 'Parinati' (1986), Bandish (1996) and Mrityudand (1997).
Some of his documentaries include - Pas de deux (1981), award-winning Faces After..