According to reports, he breathed his last at his residence in Jai Prakash Nagar, Patna. He had been keeping unwell since the last few days and was admitted to the hospital earlier this week where his condition deteriorated. Late Tejnath Jha was an administrative officer.
Prakash Jha is known for his political and socio-political films which he has been making since 1984, beginning with Hip Hip Hurray, Damul and moving onto films like Gangaajal, Apaharan, Satyagraha, Rajneeti, Chakravyuh and Dirty Politics.
Currently, Prakash Jha is working on a web series that will be a socio-political drama called ‘Laal Batti’. The series will mark Nana Patekar‘s web debut. Further, according to the reports, the series is set in the 1990s, in which Nana will be seen playing the role of a lawyer turned politician, and Sanjay Kapoor will play his close associate.