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Jodhaa Akbar (2008)

Jodhaa Akbar (2008)

Jodhaa Akbar

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Ashutosh Gowariker's epic historical romance Jodhaa Akbar tells the story of how the Mughal emperor Akbar found his match in the princess he marries for political reasons. In order to convince the Rajputs that he was worthy of their fealty, the shrewd leader Akbar marries their princess, Jodhaa. Soon he develops true feeling for the woman, who feels no need to consider herself inferior in any way to her husband. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovimore
Rating: PG-13
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Ashutosh Gowariker, Haidar Ali, K.P. Saxena, Haidar Ali
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On DVD: Sep 9, 2008
Runtime:
UTV Communications - Official Site

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Cast

Hrithik Roshan
as Jalaluddin Mohammad ...
Aishwarya
as Jodhaa Bai
Sonu Sood
as Sujamal
Mrs. Punam S. Sinha
as Mallika Hamida Banu
Suhasini Mulay
as Padmavati
Ila Arun
as Maham Anga
Raza Murad
as Shamsuddin Atka Khan
Surendra Pal
as Rana Uday Singh
Rajesh Vivek
as Chughtai Khan
Pramod Moutho
as Todar Mal
Visshwa Badola
as Saadir Adaasi
Vishwa S. Badola
as Saadir Adaasi
Disha Vakani
as Madhavi
Manava Naik
as Neelakshi
Yuri Suri
as Bairam Khan
Shaji Chaudhary
as Adham Khan
Abeer Abrar
as Bakshi Banu Begum
Sayed Badrul Hasan
as Mullah Do Pyaaza
Pramatesh Mehta
as Chandrabhan Singh
Nikintin Dheer
as Sharifuddin Hussain
Pradeep K. Sharma
as Sheikh Mubarak
Pradeep Sharma
as Sheikh Mubarak
Digvijay Purohit
as Rajkumar Bhagwan Das
Balraj
as Raja Balraj Singh
Amin Hajee
as Singer
Sudhanshu Hakku
as Raja Shimalgarh
Nikitin Dheer
as Sharifuddin Hussain
Aman Dhaliwal
as Rajkumar Rattan Sing...
Yuri
as Bairam Khan
Shehzor Ali
as Raja Hemu
Ulhas Barve
as Raja Mankeshwar
Jassi Singh
as Raja Bhadra
Pramatesh Mehta
as Chandrabhan Singh
Disha Vakani
as Madhavi
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Critic Reviews for Jodhaa Akbar

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (5)

Jodhaa Akbar, a historical romance directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, is filmmaking on the grand scale of Cecil B. DeMille, with romance, stirring battles, a cast of thousands and enough elephants and gold to sink the Titanic.

Full Review… | April 14, 2008
New York Times
Top Critic

Luckily, Aishwarya Rai's mesmerizing good looks make three and a half hours tick by like, well, two and a half hours

Full Review… | February 23, 2008
Boxoffice Magazine
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An imperial epic of 16th-century India, realized on a suitably gargantuan scale by writer-director Ashutosh Gowariker.

Full Review… | February 21, 2008
L.A. Weekly
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A long-limbed story that is utterly simple in structure, but decorated with enough character interplay and side plots to keep the movie ticking over to a powerful finale.

Full Review… | February 20, 2008
Variety
Top Critic

These are the real human moments in the film. One just wishes there were a few more.

Full Review… | February 15, 2008
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

The action set pieces are sound and fury amounting to nothing. Amitabh Bachchan's voice-over commentary is stale. Kiran Deohan's cinematography is conventional and Ballu Saluja's editing is rather old-fashioned.

Full Review… | May 5, 2015
Hindustan Times

Audience Reviews for Jodhaa Akbar

This year's must see film is a spectacle beyond belief. Spectacular in every detail.
Bollywood's version of "Ben-Hur" and
"Cleopatra" on a grand scale. The movie iteslf is gorgeous,but it also some of the greatest battle sequences every committed to film including one that features elephants and camels(which was something right outta other movies)but this one is much more brilliant. At a running time of 242 minutes,it is the must see film of 2008. and with good reason.

rayman0071
Mister Caple

Super Reviewer

Long, but it doesn't feel so when you are watching it. It was okay, but I felt the war/fight scenes weren't interesting at all. Beautiful cinematography, a very beautiful film to watch.

Doctor0Quinzel
Marion Ravenwood

Super Reviewer

½

Fantastic movie by Ashutosh Gowariker! Amazing story plot. Great cast- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Sonu Sood. Amazing music!! Definitely worth seeing.

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Leo L

Super Reviewer

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