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Prakash Jha: The caste system exists in India!
After exposing the ugly side of politics in Raajneeti, Prakash Jha has made another powerful drama centred on reservation and caste system. He talks about his new film and the issues it examines
Prakash Jha calls himself the observer and chronicler of current times. Unlike others, he doesn’t believe in frivolous films. His likes his stories to be hard-hitting and poignant, yet entertaining Click here to read more
Amitabh Bachchan: I have a casteless surname
Big B talks about his role in Aarakshan and shares his thoughts on sensitive topics like reservation and the caste system in our country
I am on a large studio floor, where the cast and director are going through the film promotion plans (read interviews) for Aarakshan. Legendary superstar Amitabh Bachchan appears to be in a happy mood. When he is not giving bytes to journalists, he sits on his special seat (three chairs stacked for comfortable height) and intones lines of his favourite poetry in his deep baritone voice. And that makes it worth waiting for him to talk to me… Click here to read more