to Gangaajal, which featured Ajay
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, Chopra will be 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
“Much has changed in the last 13
years. 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,” said Jha.
The movie also stars Manav Kaul,
Rahul Bhat, Murli Sharma and Ninand
Written and directed by Jha, Jai
Gangaajal has been produced by
Prakash Jha Productions and Play