Prakash Jha’s next, Jai Gangaajal, starring Priyanka Chopra is releasing worldwide on March 4, 2016.Featuring Ajay Devgn as the police officer with a conscience, Gangaajal told the story of how a society gets the police it deserves. Thirteen years later, with Jai GangaaJal Jha revisits the dusty heartland of North India, and examines again the society-police relationship to tell us a new story.This time, it is Priyanka Chopra, playing Abha Mathur, the new SP in town, who will raise wrestle with her conscience. Mathur is posted in the district, because as a woman she will perhaps be pliable, easily manipulated and thus not disturb the entrenched nexus of the town.Will this woman in khakhi rise to the call of her conscience? And will she stake her life to restore justice?
“Much has changed in the last 13 years…” says Prakash Jha. He adds, “When I made Gangaajal 13 years ago, the dictum was that every society gets police that it deserves. But the scenario has changed since then. Today the cops follow the dictum of “inaction is virtue and efficiency is crime.”
The ensemble of the action-drama includes Manav Kaul, Rahul Bhat, Murli Sharma and Ninand Kamath.Written and directed by Prakash Jha, Jai Gangaajal has been produced by Prakash Jha Productions and Play Entertainment.