Streaming Guide: Prakash Jha movies

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Written by Arushi Jain
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Published: August 8, 2020 10:01:31 am





Prakash Jha’s newest movie Pareeksha is streaming on ZEE5.

In our collection Streaming Guide, we listing the works of a filmmaker or actor which can be found on streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hotstar, Eros Now and YouTube amongst extra.

This version options Bollywood director Prakash Jha who has movies like Mrityudand, Gangaajal, Apaharan and Pareeksha amongst extra to his credit score.

Hip Hip Hurray

Streaming on: ZEE5, YouTube

hip hip hurray Deepti Naval and Raj Kiran in Hip Hip Hurray. (Express Archive Photo)

Hip Hip Hurray, the 1984 drama starring Raj Kiran, Deepti Naval and, Satish Anand, adopted the story of a Bombay-based engineer, additionally a sports activities fanatic, who quickly takes up the job of a sports activities trainer in a college in Ranchi. After going through resistance from faculty authorities, he varieties a soccer group, comprising of schoolboys, for a match in opposition to a robust group.

Damul

Streaming on: YouTube

damul movie A photograph from the film Damul. (Photo: YouTube)

Damul is a shifting story about bonded labourers and is counted among the many finest works of Prakash Jha. Set in rural Bihar of 1984, the movie focuses on caste politics and oppression of the decrease castes within the area. Starring Annu Kapoor, Sreela Majumdar, Manohar Singh and Deepti Naval, the film received the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in 1984.

Mungerilal Ke Haseen Sapne

Streaming on: YouTube

Prakash Jha created a 13-episode collection for Doordarshan titled Mungerilal Ke Haseen Sapne. Inspired by James Thurber’s brief story The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, the TV collection focussed on the lifetime of a standard man named Mungerilal, performed by Raghuvir Yadav. He shifts from Munger district of Bihar to Delhi for higher job alternatives however usually turns into a topic of ridicule. Written by Manohar Shyam Joshi, the present is a social satire filled with situational comedy.

Parinati

Streaming on: YouTube

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Parinati holds a 7.three ranking on IMDb. Its story is predicated on a folks story from Rajasthan. Surekha Sikri, Nandita Das, Basant Josalkar and Anang Desai play pivotal roles within the film.

Mrityudand

Streaming on: Eros Now

The 1997 movie, starring Madhuri Dixit, Shabana Azmi, Ayub Khan, Mohan Agashe and Om Puri, is a commentary on social and gender injustice in Indian society. Set in a distant village of Bihar, the movie has Madhuri’s Ketki who after struggling home abuse by the hands of her husband, decides to combat oppression and male dominance prevalent in her village. She additionally empowers the opposite ladies of the village. Madhuri, who was identified for her dancing expertise, established herself as an actor of reputation with Mrityudand.

Rahul

Streaming on: ZEE5

Rahul, starring Neha Bajpai, Jatin Grewal and Yash, showcases the dilemma of a kid whose mother and father get separated. Rahul lives along with his father Akash (Jatin Grewal) after Akash divorces spouse Meera (Neha). Rahul has been introduced as much as imagine that his mom Meera is a nasty girl. But quickly he discovers that she is a caring mom. The movie appears to be developed in a haste and suffers from a stale storyline with the standard rich-girl-poor-guy angle being on the centre of its plot.

Gangaajal

Streaming on: Amazon Prime Video, Disney Plus Hotstar

gangaajal Anita Kanwar and Ajay Devgan in Gangaajal. (Express archive photograph)

The crime drama is an effective decide in the event you like masala entertainers. Once once more Prakash Jha has set the movie in his house floor Bihar. It follows the story of Police Superintendent Amit Kumar (Ajay Devgn) who has been posted in Tejpur, Bihar. An sincere police officer, Amit struggles to deliver justice to the individuals of Tejpur since right here the legislation is managed by native mafia and corrupt politicians. How he manages to wash up the system crammed with corruption, makes for the movie’s narrative. Devgn is supported by in a position actors like Mohan Joshi, Yashpal Sharma and Mukesh Tiwari.

Apaharan

Streaming on: YouTube

apaharan Nana Patekar and Ajay Devgan in Apaharan. (Express archive photograph)

With Apharan, Prakash Jha delved into Bihar’s kidnapping trade. Ajay Devgn performs the nice man who turns unhealthy after a kidnapping goes fallacious. He turns in opposition to his father, a righteous man, who’s in opposition to corruption. This clashing ideology of the daddy and the son advantages mafia kingpin Tabrez Khan (Nana Patekar) as Ajay joins him and takes his enterprise to new heights. The smartest thing concerning the movie is its taut screenplay and its lead actors Nana Patekar and Ajay Devgn.

Rajneeti

Streaming on: Netflix

Prakash Jha’s political thriller Rajneeti, starring Nana Patekar, Ajay Devgn, Arjun Rampal, Manoj Bajpayee, Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif, is the story of brothers and cousins doing the whole lot that it takes to go a political occasion in Madhya Pradesh. The movie is a contemporary tackle Indian epic Mahabharata.

Aarakshan

Streaming on: Netflix

Prakash Jha’s movie Aarakshan explores the reservation system in India for scheduled tribes and castes in academic organisations and authorities departments. The movie stars Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, Amitabh Bachchan and Manoj Bajpayee amongst others.

Satyagraha

Streaming on: Netflix

This multi-starrer options Ajay Devgn, Amitabh Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Amrita Rao, Arjun Rampal and Manoj Bajpayee. The movie revolves round a combat to get justice utilizing social media and traditional media to drive the message. It results in loads of drama, together with a riot, which culminates in Devgn and Rampal’s characters deciding to enter politics to wash up the rotten system.

Pareeksha

Streaming on: ZEE5

pareeksha film poster adil hussain Pareeksha stars Adil Hussain within the lead function.

Featuring Adil Hussain, Priyanka Bose and Sanjay Suri, Pareeksha is a narrative that makes you query the Indian schooling system. Prakash Jha has narrated the story by way of a rickshaw puller who needs his son to review in an English medium faculty. It just isn’t simple for him to offer high quality schooling to his child as he faces discrimination by the privileged on the faculty. Also, it turns into troublesome for the rickshaw puller to pay the charges of a non-public faculty.

Saand Ki Aankh

Streaming on: ZEE5

If you wish to make amends for Prakash Jha’s appearing chops, watch him play a patriarch in 2019 movie Saand Ki Aankh. The movie revolves across the story of aged sharpshooters Chandro and Prakashi Tomar.

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