Filmmaker Prakash Jha came under the scanner of religious and cult group because his controversial web-series Aashram, and now as the series is out with its third instalment, the filmmaker says he isn’t scared of threats and consequences.
Filmmaker Prakash Jha along with Darshan Kumaar, Adhyayan Suman, Anupriya Goenka and more were interacting with NewsHelpline during a press conference for Mx Player’s Ek Badnaam Aashram Season 3.
When asked about season 1 and season 2 faced quite a storm from religious and cult groups, and with third part, things might escalate, Prakash Jha said, “I mean, Gangajaal, Apaharan, Rajneeti, Aarakshan, I’ve had threats all my life, threat and consequences has been a part of my life, I am not scared of it, and I really don’t care”
The series stars Bobby Deol along with Aaditi Pohankar, Darshan Kumar, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Tushar Pandey, Anupriya Goenka, Adhyayan Suman among others.
When asked if the series had an impact of audience on personal level, Prakash Jha said, “Audience loved Aashram, and I think it a positive thing to begin with, but I don’t know or aware about someone following a Guru and after watching my series, started unfollowing”
“But I am certain that the experience they had with Aashram series, they were able to relate with it, this is something which people see around them, they understand most of it, and the biggest thing is that they were able to understand the experience”
“Sometimes it does so happen that something around us takes place, we are shocked but not able to process it or understand it, as to why it happened the way it happened? The story of Aashram cover almost every aspect of life, such as personal, society, political, religious, and business, people were able to understand the intricated interaction among every aspect, hence you became aware, and this has happened” added Prakash.
The series also stars Vikram Kochhar, Tridha Choudhury, Rajeev Siddhartha, Sachin Shroff, Anurita Jha, Parinitaa Seth, Jahangir Khan, Kanupriya Gupta, Preeti Sood and Navdeep Tomar in key roles.
Ek Badnaam…Aashram Season 3 releases on 3rd June, only on MX Player.