Jodhaa Akbar reunited the hit pair of Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on the silver screens after 2 years. They previously appeared together in Dhoom 2. While Aish played the Rajputa queen Jodha, Hrithik essayed the Mughal emperor Akbar. Their romance is one of the highlights of the film. The film managed to rake in a total of Rs 112 crore worldwide and as declared a hit. As soon as the 16-century love story, which revolved around the Muslim king Akbar and his bold and beautiful wife Jodhaa, completed ten years of mesmerizing the audience all over the globe, the team behind this grand spectacle came together to celebrate the occasion.
Right from the production team to the costume team to the art team, everyone came together after ten years to celebrate the glorious film. Interestingly, it was the Jodhaa Akbar team that had organised the gettogether for writer-director Ashutosh Gowariker, and all of them sat together and once again watched the movie and got nostalgic about it.
The team that had united after ten long years went down the memory lane discussing the behind the scene moments of the film and enjoyed each other’s company. Everyone involved with the film has now made a mark for themselves and in fact, two ADS – Gurmmeet Singh and Karan Malhotra, who had worked on Jodhaa Akbar, are now directing their own films.
After watching the film, the team cut a picture cake with Jodhaa Akbar’s newly released poster featuring Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai.
Jodhaa Akbar starred the Greek God of Bollywood – Hrithik Roshan and the resplendent beauty Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in lead roles and was loved by the audience across the world. The film has also won several awards and was declared a hit at the box office.
There were protests around the release of the film as some members of the Rajput commuty objected to the portrayal of the queen. They alleged that the portrayal of ethnic Rajput people in the film was misleading. Due to the protests, Jodhaa Akbar was initially banned in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttarakhand post which the makers moved the Supreme Court and challenged it. The ban was later lifted in UP, Haryana and Uttarakhand post the SC orders.