• Jodhaa Akbar (2008)

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Release Date: February 15th, 2008

Not Yet Rated|3 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
Epic romance, set in 16th-century India, about the love story between Jalaluddin Mohammad Akbar, the Mughal Emperor of Hindustan, and Rajput princess Jodhaa. In order to extend his empire, Akbar agrees to a marriage of alliance to young and fiery Jodhaa but soon realizes he has to defend his choice of bride as his courtiers voice their displeasure at the idea of their Muslim Emperor marrying a Hindu.

Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Suhasini Mulay

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker

Genres: Historical drama, Romance

Distributors: UTV Motion Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Jodhaa Akbar is clear and solid and absorbing, but not quite exhilarating. show more

  • Though the history and the palace intrigue are not at all difficult for Westerners to grasp, a tighter running time would probably help this epic reach more eyes in America, where it has received the biggest release ever for a Bollywood show more

  • Indian director Ashutosh Gowariker, who won an Oscar nomination for "Lagaan," usually knows how to tell a good story. Here, however, he seems overwhelmed by the sheer weight of history. show more

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