Director Prakash Jha who is famous for his work in Gangaajal, Raajneeti and Satyagraha, is releasing a webseries Aashram featuring Bobby Deol. Bobby plays Baba Nirala, who is not a godman but a conman. After watching the trailer, it looks like Aashram is based on Dera Sacha Sauda cult leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who was convicted for rape and murder. Nirala is a conman and also a criminal and Bobby Deol is giving justice to the role.Also Read - Prakash Jha Takes a Sly Jibe at Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar And Ajay Devgn For Endorsing Pan Masala: 'What Are They Doing?'
Prakash Jha says there is no discussion of Hinduism, Hindu gods, or Hindu rituals in the show. Watch the interview of the filmmaker talking about the decision to cast Bobby Deol against his type. Aashram will be streamed from August 28 on MX Player. Also Read - Prakash Jha Says Boycott Isn't The Reason Behind Laal Singh Chaddha's Box Office Failure: 'You Can't Say...'
Prakash Jha also talks about Sushant Singh Rajput and his work. Watch the full interview here. Also Read - 'Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi': 18-Year-Old Pakistani Girl Marries 55-Year-Old Man, Sings 'Na Milo Humse Zyada' For Him | Watch