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Prakash Jha Height, Age, Wife, Girl Friend Family, Caste, Biography & More

Wiki Bio
Real NamePrakash Jha
ProfessionDirector, Producer, Actor & Screenwriter
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 178 cm
in meters– 1.78 m
in feet inches– 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 70 kg
in pounds– 154 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth27 February 1952
Age (as in 2021)69 Years
Birth PlaceWest Champaran, Bihar, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
NationalityIndian
HometownWest Champaran, Bihar, India
SchoolSainik School Tilaya, Koderma district and Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 1, Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand
CollegeRamjas College, Delhi University, New Delhi
Educational QualificationB.Sc (Hons) in Physics (Dropout)
DebutDocumetary: Shree Vats (1982)
Film Directorial: Hip Hip Hurray (1984)
TV Directorial: Mungerilal Ke Haseen Sapne (1989)
Acting: Jai Gangaajal (2016)
FamilyFather– Tejnath Jha
Mother– Not Known
Brothers– Praveen Jha (Professor), Prabhat Jha
Sister– 1 (Younger)
ReligionHindu
CasteBrahmin
AddressMumbai
• village Barharwa, Post Office Turahapalti, Police Station: Sirisio, Anchal Chmopatia, Dist. West Champaran
HobbiesPainting, cooking, playing piano, singing
Controversies • In 2003, NDA Government asked him to make a film on the basis of Jayaprakash Narayan who launched a mass movement against Indira Gandhi’s government in 1974.
He directed a file called ‘Loknayak Jayaprakash’ and send it to Prasar Bharti to release on 11th October on the birth anniversary but since UPA Government come into the power they requested him to change the whole move and show Emergency as in positive light and Jha refused to do so.

Favourite Things
Favourite FoodChicken curry
Favourite ActorsAmitabh Bachchan
Favourite ActressPriyanka Chopra
Favourite FilmsBollywood: Ashani Sanket, Teesri Kasam, Ankur, Manthan, Mirch Masala, Chak De! India
Hollywood: Whiplash
Favourite FilmmakersSatyajit Ray, Ritwik Ghatak & Andrzej Wajda
Favourite Political LeaderJayaprakash Narayan
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusDivorcé
Affairs/GirlfriendsDeepti Naval (Actress)
Wife/SpouseDeepti Naval (Actress – m.1985–div.2002)
ChildrenSon– N/A
Daughter– Disha Jha (Adopted – Producer, Assistant director)
Money Factor
Net Worth (as in 2021)INR 150 crore

UnKnown Facts About Prakash Jha

  • His family wanted him to become an IAS Officer.
  • To complete graduate, he took admission at K C College in Mumbai and also worked at a restaurant as the assistant manager with salary of INR 300.
  • During the Graduation, He took film editing course but didn’t able to complete and left midway.
  • In 1985, he made a popular film Damul, it was based on labour of India and this movie won the National Award in 1987.
  • I like painting and once he said if he was not a director then he would have been a painter.