Sanjeev K Jha

Sanjeev K Jha (born 1988)[1] is an Indian screenwriter based in Mumbai.[2] He started his career as a freelance journalist and worked with The Indian Express, Jansatta, Hindustan HT Media and Outlook.[3]

Sanjeev Kumar
Jha in 2019
Jha in 2019
Born1988 (age 32–33)
Motihari, Bihar, India
EducationJamia Millia Islamia
Notable works
Years active2014 to present
RelativesRamesh Chandra Jha (maternal grandfather)

His first Hindi feature as Story & Screenplay writer Jabariya Jodi is produced by Ekta Kapoor, Shobha Kapoor & Shailesh R Singh (producer of Tanu Weds Manu, Shahid, Madaari, Simran, Mental Hai Kya and many more) starring Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra.[4]

In June 2019, Jabariya Jodi screenwriter Sanjeev K Jha has signed a digital film Barot House[5] with ZEE5 starring Amit Sadh and Manjari Fadnis. Barot House [6] is a dark, gripping story inspired by true events, released worldwide with ZEE5 on 7 August 2019.[7] Currently he is writing his next Hindi feature for Balaji Telefilms.

Early life and backgroundEdit

Belonging to a nationalist family, Sanjeev K Jha is the grandson of Ramesh Chandra Jha, an eminent nationalist poet and novelist of his times.[8] A native of a small village in Champaran, Bihar, Sanjeev K Jha is a gold medalist from Jamia Millia Islamia in Hindi literature.[9]



  1. ^ "Folding out the directors chair". Pune Mirror. Retrieved 6 January 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Sanjeev K Jha who wrote siddharth malhotra and parineeti chopra film, Jabariya-Jodi". Dainik Jagran. Retrieved 9 May 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ My Date with Editors By Jyotindra Nath Prasad 2018
  4. ^ "Jabariya Jodi film writer sanjeev k jha". Republic Bharat. Retrieved 9 September 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "ZEE5's next original 'Barot House'". DNA. Retrieved 5 July 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Reality check". Mid Day. Retrieved 1 September 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "ZEE5 presents suspense drama 'Barot House'". UNI. Retrieved 4 July 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Saying something serious through comedy can fail miserably if not done well". Indian Express. Retrieved 29 July 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "writing a story that you want to tell is the biggest challenge- Jha". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 18 January 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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