New Delhi: Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker's period drama 'Jodhaa Akbar' starring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Hrithik Roshan was one of the biggest hits of the year 2008.
The historical drama presented the story of Mughal Emperor Jalal-ud-din Muhammad Akbar, played by Hrithik Roshan, and the Rajput Princess Jodhaa Bai enacted by Aishwarya.
The film has completed 10 long years and on this occasion, noted film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter and shared an unreleased poster of the film.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) February 15, 2018
'Jodhaa Akbar' was produced and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker. The film also starred Sonu Sood, Kulbhushan Kharbanda and Ila Arun in pivotal roles. Music maestro AR Rahman composed the musical score for the venture which was highly acclaimed.
Ashutosh's epic drama won several awards that year. The film bagged the Audience Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the São Paulo International Film Festival, two awards at the Golden Minbar International Film Festival, seven Star Screen Awards and five Filmfare Awards, in addition to two nominations at the 3rd Asian Film Awards.
Incidentally, Ashutosh celebrates his birthday on February 15, the same day his period drama opened in theatres ten years back.
Here's wishing the filmmaker a very happy birthday!