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.
Rajesh Vivek, who plays Chugtai Khan, used to recite poetry to his horse while preparing for the scene where Akbar and his entourage enter Ajmer for the first time, post his marriage to Jodhaa.
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...
Many of the candles shown in the movie are paraffin (Wax) candles. Such candles were made first in 1830.
Some titles in the end credits have images from the movie which represent the certain department:
1)For choreography a screenshot from the song "Azeem-o-shan Shehensha", which shows the dancers.
2)For dialogues, screenshot of Jodhaa's letter to Sujamal.
3)For music, screenshot from the song "Azeem-o-shan Shehensha", which shows the drummers.
4)For production design, the fortress.
5)For costumes, screenshot from the song "Azeem-o-shan Shehensha", which shows Jodha and Akbar standing together.
6)For stunts, a battle screenshot.
7)For editing, screenshot of Jodha and Akbar's swordfight, with theirs swords overlapping and forming a scissor shape.
8)For religious consultants, screenshot of Akbar's meeting with the scholars.
9)For jewelry, screenshot of Jodha with Nelakshi in the back, right after the wedding night.
£365,785 (UK) (17 February 2008)
$3,440,718 (USA) (13 April 2008)