Jodha Akbar is a Hindi historical TV show that tells the story of a political union between Rajput princess Jodha Bai and Mughal Emperor Akbar in the 16th century. The historical romance TV show has 565 episodes in total.
The Hindi drama TV show Jodha Akbar was released on 17th June, 2013 and aired till 7th August, 2015. All episodes of the series are streaming on the ZEE5 OTT platform.
The primary actors in the Hindi TV show Jodha Akbar are Rajat Tokas (Akbar) and Paridhi Sharma (Jodha). The plot focuses on the political union of a royal couple from different religions.
At a very young age, Jalaluddin Mohammad, the son of Emperor Humayun and Hameeda Bano Begum, assumed the throne of the Mughal dynasty. He is influenced by Bairam Khan, who taught Jalal to be a harsh and ruthless dictator. He has his sights set on the golden Rajputana in his quest to subjugate all of Hindustan.
A lovely and clever young woman, Jodha Bai is the princess of Amer and the child of Raja Bharmal and Rani Mainavati. She thinks true power comes from winning people's hearts and is spread through love rather than force. The show depicts how Mughal Emperor Jalaluddin Muhammad receives the title "Akbar" from the people of India after Jodha marries Jalaluddin.
Jodha, a member of the Rajput ethnic group, reigned during Akbar's reign as the Mughal emperor. They came together as a result of a political union. This Hindi romantic TV series highlights the strength of their love.
Cast & Character
Rajat Tokas - Jalaluddin Mohammad Akbar
Paridhi Sharma - Jodha Bai
Lavina Tandon - Ruqaiya Sultan Begum
Ashwini Kalsekar - Maham Anga
Manisha Yadav - Salima Sultan Begum
Heena Parmar - Anarkali
Chhaya Phadkar- Hamida Banu Begum
Ravi Bhatia - Nuruddin Muhammad Salim Jahangir
Kapil Singh Lalwani - Raja Raghuveer
Manish Bishla - Mirza Kasim
Kunal Khosla - Qutubuddin Koka
Pawal Ravi - Chandrabhan
Director - Santram Varma
Producers - Shobha Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor
Cinematography - Ajay Kumar Singh, Santosh Suryavanshi
Writer - Binita Desai, Manish Paliwal
Production company - Balaji Telefilms Limited
1. Before choosing actress Paridhi, Jodha Akbar's producers conducted 7,000 auditions across India to find the ideal Jodha.
2. Actor Avinesh Rekhi was considered by Jodha Akbar’s producers before Rajat Tokas was chosen.
3. With its elegant collection of historical costumes, settings, and jewellery, Jodha Akbar was one of India’s most expensive TV series ever produced.
Each episode of this Hindi drama TV series is around 21 minutes long.
This Hindi historical drama received awards at the Indian Television Academy Awards (2013), Star Guild Awards (2014 & 2015), Indian Telly Awards (2014), and the 7th Boroplus Gold Awards (2014).
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|Show Released Date|
17 Jun 2013