|Real Name||Prakash Jha|
|Profession||Director, 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 Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||27 February 1952|
|Age (as in 2021)||69 Years|
|Birth Place||West Champaran, Bihar, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Pisces|
|Hometown||West Champaran, Bihar, India|
|School||Sainik School Tilaya, Koderma district and Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 1, Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand|
|College||Ramjas College, Delhi University, New Delhi|
|Educational Qualification||B.Sc (Hons) in Physics (Dropout)|
|Debut||Documetary: Shree Vats (1982)
Film Directorial: Hip Hip Hurray (1984)
TV Directorial: Mungerilal Ke Haseen Sapne (1989)
Acting: Jai Gangaajal (2016)
|Family||Father– Tejnath Jha
Mother– Not Known
Brothers– Praveen Jha (Professor), Prabhat Jha
Sister– 1 (Younger)
• village Barharwa, Post Office Turahapalti, Police Station: Sirisio, Anchal Chmopatia, Dist. West Champaran
|Hobbies||Painting, cooking, playing piano, singing|
• 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 Food||Chicken curry|
|Favourite Actors||Amitabh Bachchan|
|Favourite Actress||Priyanka Chopra|
|Favourite Films||Bollywood: Ashani Sanket, Teesri Kasam, Ankur, Manthan, Mirch Masala, Chak De! India
|Favourite Filmmakers||Satyajit Ray, Ritwik Ghatak & Andrzej Wajda|
|Favourite Political Leader||Jayaprakash Narayan|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Deepti Naval (Actress)|
|Wife/Spouse||Deepti Naval (Actress – m.1985–div.2002)
Daughter– Disha Jha (Adopted – Producer, Assistant director)
|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.