Born in 1952, the National Award winning Director, whose multi starrer films both Political and Socio political have attracted critical acclaim, has his roots from Bihar. Prakash Jha is an actor, producer, director and Screenwriter of international repute. He started his career making documentaries and Faces After the Storm won him a National Award for Best Non-Feature Film. He then went on to make films like Damul (National Award for Best Feature Film & Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie), Gangaajal, Rajneeti, Aarakshan, Chakravyuh and Satyagrah. He has won many National and Filmfare awards and his films and documentaries have been very well received not only by Indian but also International audiences.