Prakash Jha’s Pareeksha releases on this date.
Prakash Jha’s new film Pareeksha releases next month on Zee5. The film which is based on India’s education system follows the story of a rickshaw puller in Bihar whose biggest dream is to provide quality education to his son but it is not as easy as he thinks it is going to be.
Filmmaker Prakash Jha’s directorial venture Pareeksha- The Final Test is set to premiere on August 6 on ZEE5, the streaming platform announced on Saturday. Written, produced and directed by Jha, Pareeksha, billed as a ZEE5 Original, features Priyanka Bose, Adil Hussain, and Sanjay Suri. The film which is based on India’s education system follows the story of a rickshaw puller in Bihar whose biggest dream is to provide quality education to his son but it is not as easy as he thinks it is going to be.
“I am so very happy that Pareeksha is finally releasing on ZEE5 which will enable the viewers to watch it across the globe. Pareeksha is very close to my heart. It talks about a subject which I deeply care, education of the future generation of India,” Hussain said in a statement. Zee5 also took to social media to update the news of the film by putting up a collage from what looks like the BTS of the film. They said, “ Very proud to collaborate with multiple national award-winning director #PrakashJha to announce our upcoming #ZEE5OrginalFilm #Pareeksha – The Final Test, starring Adil Hussain, Sanjay Suri, Priyanka Bose. #ComingSoon”
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Jha is known for his critically-acclaimed films such as Raajneeti, Apaharan, Gangaajal, Mrityudand and Damul. Calling the filmmaker a “master storyteller”, Hussain said he is grateful to get an opportunity to collaborate with him.
“Mr. Prakash Jha, a master storyteller, always has found issues which are very important for social growth of the nation. This unique story based on true events will wrench your heart and move you deeply. I am grateful to Prakashji that I am part of this very important film,” he added.
Pareeksha – The Final Test had its premiere at the 50th International Film Festival of India last year at Goa.