Jodhaa Akbar
Jodhaa Akbar (2008)

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… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 9, 2008
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Chute
L.A. Weekly

An imperial epic of 16th-century India, realized on a suitably gargantuan scale by writer-director Ashutosh Gowariker.

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Beth Accomando
KPBS.org

Bollywood films, more than films from anywhere else in the world, harken back to the heyday of the Hollywood studio star system with all the glamour and gloss that goes with that.

Tajpal Rathore
BBC.com

[Director Ashutosh Gowariker] seems to raise the bar with his historic magnum-opus, Jodhaa Akbar.

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Derek Elley
Variety

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.

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Amy Nicholson
Boxoffice Magazine

Luckily, Aishwarya Rai's mesmerizing good looks make three and a half hours tick by like, well, two and a half hours

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Sandip Roy
San Francisco Chronicle

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

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Maitland McDonagh
Film Journal International

There's something to look at even when there's nothing going on, which is seldom, and Rai and Roshan are exceptionally attractive swathed in pearls and glittering gems.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
Mister Caple
This year's must see film is a spectacle beyond belief. Spectacular in every detail. Bollywood's version of "Ben-Hur" and… More
Marion Ravenwood
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… More
Leo L
Fantastic movie by Ashutosh Gowariker! Amazing story plot. Great cast- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Sonu Sood. Amazing music!! Definitely worth… More