Sunday, October 28, 2007

Ashutosh Gowarikar's Jodhaa Akbar story - exclusive preview


Ashutosh Gowarikar's Jodhaa-Akbar is the story of the greatest Mughal Emperor that ruled Hindustan, Jalaluddin Mohammad Akbar, and the fiery young Rajput princess, Jodhaa.

Set in the sixteenth century, this epic romance begins as a marriage of alliance between two cultures and religions, for political gain, with King Bharmal of Amer giving his daughter's hand to Emperor Akbar. When Akbar accepts the marriage proposal, little does he know that in his effors to strengthen his relations with the Rajputs, he would in turn be embarking on a new journey-the journey of true love.

From the battlefield where the young Jalaluddin was crowned, through the conquests that won him the title of Akbar the Great, to winning the love of the beautiful Jodhaa, Jodhaa-Akbar traces the impressive graph of the mighty emperor and his romance with the defiant princess.

With Hrithik Roshan as Akbar and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as Jodhaa, the film is produced by Ronnie Screwvala and Ashutosh Gowarikar, and will release in cinemas worldwide on 25th January 2008.


Hrithik Roshan: Jalaluddin Mohammad Akbar
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: Jodhaa


Presenter: UTV Motion Pictures & Ashutosh Gowarikar Productions
Director: Ashutosh Gowarikar
Producer: Ronnie Screwvala & Ashutosh Gowarikar
Music Director: A. R. Rahman
Lyricist: Javed Akhtar
Choreographers: Chinni Prakash, Rekha Prakash, & Raju Khan


-The music of Jodhaa-Akbar is slated to release on November 27, 2007.

-The album contained 6 tracks, including a qawwali sung by Sonu Nigam and Alka Yagnik, titled by Khwaja Mere Khwaja.

-Over 80 elephants, 100 horses, and 55 camels were used in the movie.

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