Director : Prakash Jha
Cast : Yashpal Sharma, Vinay Apte, Mukesh Tiwari, Rajeev Verma, Saurabh Shukla, Tanvi Azmi, S. M. Zaheer, Anita Kanwar, Amitabh Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan, Manoj Bajpayee, Hema Malini, Deepika Padukone, Chetan Pandit, Darshan Jariwala, Prateik, Aanchal Munjal
Aarakshan is the story of Prabhakar Anand (Amitabh Bachchan), the legendary idealistic principal of a college that he has single-handedly turned into the state's best. It is the story of his loyal disciple, Deepak Kumar (Saif Ali Khan) who will do anything for his Sir. Of Deepak's love for Prabhakar’s daughter, Poorbi (Deepika Padukone), of his friendship with Sushant (Prateik). It is the story of their love, their lively friendship, their zest for life, and of their dreams for the future.