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, Rovi

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Hrithik Roshan
as Jalaluddin Mohammad Akbar
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
Vishwa S. Badola
as Saadir Adaasi
Visshwa Badola
as Saadir Adaasi
Disha Vakani
as Madhavi
Manava Naik
as Neelakshi
Yuri Suri
as Bairam Khan
Abeer Abrar
as Bakshi Banu Begum
Shaji Chaudhary
as Adham Khan
Sayed Badrul Hasan
as Mullah Do Pyaaza
Pramatesh Mehta
as Chandrabhan Singh
Pradeep K. Sharma
as Sheikh Mubarak
Nikintin Dheer
as Sharifuddin Hussain
Digvijay Purohit
as Rajkumar Bhagwan Das
Pradeep Sharma
as Sheikh Mubarak
Amin Hajee
as Singer
as Raja Balraj Singh
Sudhanshu Hakku
as Raja Shimalgarh
Nikitin Dheer
as Sharifuddin Hussain
as Bairam Khan
Aman Dhaliwal
as Rajkumar Rattan Singh
Shehzor Ali
as Raja Hemu
Ulhas Barve
as Raja Mankeshwar
Jassi Singh
as Raja Bhadra
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Critic Reviews for Jodhaa Akbar

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  • 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.

    Apr 14, 2008 | Full Review…
  • Luckily, Aishwarya Rai's mesmerizing good looks make three and a half hours tick by like, well, two and a half hours

    Feb 23, 2008 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
  • An imperial epic of 16th-century India, realized on a suitably gargantuan scale by writer-director Ashutosh Gowariker.

    Feb 21, 2008 | Full Review…
  • 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.

    Feb 20, 2008 | Full Review…

    Derek Elley

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

    Feb 15, 2008 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • Gowariker builds the film on progressive, even if simplistic, politics that may not be palateable to all, but shows his own civility as a filmmaker. Needless to say, Ash and Hrithik work rather well as a pair...

    Jan 29, 2019 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Jodhaa Akbar

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.

Marion Ravenwood
Marion Ravenwood

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

Leo L
Leo L

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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.

Mister Caple
Mister Caple

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