GUWAHATI, July 22 - Strong will and passion shall pave the way to success no matter whatever hindrances come in the way. This was the observation of film producer, actor, director and screen writer Prakash Jha while sharing his experiences with movie buffs here on Friday.
The filmmaker known for his deft handling of issues that many would even hesitate to ponder upon, was at the fourth Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival (BVFF) which began at Pragjyoti, ITA, Machkhowa.
Relating the ups and downs of his life, Jha famed for his films like Damul, Mrityudand, Gangaajal, Raajneeti etc., said that it entails risk taking to achieve one�s goal.
�I think name and success will come to all those interested in film-making if they work with love and labour and not for fame. I didn�t work to become famous one day, but I simply went ahead braving all the odds because I loved the work,� recollected Jha.
The filmmaker also took a walk down the memory lane and said that the urge to do something different hit him when he was in class IX. �During those days everyone was expected to follow the conventional career path. No one ever dreamt of breaking the set pattern. But I never wanted to live a life that was pre set,� said Jha adding that he wanted to follow a route that would never fall into a pattern, thus always giving him an opportunity to grow and learn.
He also said that training helps to get a foothold in the film world, and urged aspirants to get the necessary training.