Not Rated | | Action, Drama, History
A sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal emperor, Akbar, and a Rajput princess, Jodha.
The acclaimed score and soundtrack of the film was composed by A. R. Rahman , making his third collaboration with Ashutosh Gowariker after Lagaan, and Swades.
Jalaluddin Mohammad Akbar:
I don't understand?
Jodhaa Bai: No, you don't! You know how to wage war and conquer. But do not know how to rule.
Jalaluddin Mohammad Akbar: What did you say?
Jodhaa Bai: That you have only conquered me, but not won my heart yet... you should have at least tried to know what really happened. But the...
No member of the Mughal royal family named Jodha Bai is mentioned in the official biographies of Akbar and his son Jehangir. Akbar's official biography, Akbarnama, does not mention that Akbar had any Hindu Rajput wife named 'Jodha Bai'. However, the biography of Akbar's son and future emperor, Jehangir, mentions that his mother was a Hindu Rajput princess who adopted the name 'Mariam Zamani' after marrying Akbar.
In the opening credits, "Jodha" is written in Hindi, while "Akbar" is written in Urdu language.
£365,785 (UK) (17 February 2008)
$3,440,718 (USA) (13 April 2008)
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