The first look of Prakash Jha's Aarakshan, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Saif Ali Khan, Manoj Bajpayee and Prateik Babbar, has been revealed. Jha had a unique way to launch the first look. By uploading 5 different posters of the film, the director asked the audience to decide on the favorite poster for Aarakshan.
Though all the posters were quite similar with minor changes here and there, Prakash's main aim of conversing with people was achieved. Aarakshan is a story of Prabhakar Anand (Amitabh Bachchan), who has his own idealistic principles for a college, which is one of the state"s best.
The story is about love, friendship, life and future dreams. Saif plays the role of a loyal disciple, Deepak Kumar, who falls in love with Prabhakar"s daughter, Poorbi (Deepika Padukone). Sushant (Prateik Babbar) is an ardent friend to Deepak.
The film centers one of the most controversial issues in the recent years, Supreme Court"s order on reservations. Aarakshan promises drama, conflict, rebellion, love, friendship and loyalty. The film is slated for an August 12 release.