Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan who has just rolled out his new film 'Vikram Vedha'
Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan who has just rolled out his new film 'Vikram Vedha' Image Credit: Supplied

Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starrer historical drama film ‘Jodhaa Akbar’ turned 15 yesterday.

Helmed by Ashutosh Gowariker, ‘Jodhaa Akbar’ revolved around the story of a Rajput princess who’s obligated to marry a Mughal emperor for the well-being of her state. The princess chooses to do so but on her own terms and conditions. The emperor eventually wins her over with his love and affection.

On the film’s 15th anniversary, actor Aishwarya took to her Instagram and shared a video which she captioned, “Jodhaa and Akbar’s love continues to shine brightly through the ages as a symbol of mutual respect, tolerance and open mindedness between a man and woman, husband and wife. Today we are proud to celebrate the 15th year since our journey that brought their eternal romance to the silver screen.”

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Apart from her, actor Hrithik Roshan also took to his Instagram account and shared some behind-the-scenes moments from its sets, which he captioned, “Happy Birthday @ashutoshgowariker.Thank you for trusting me with the monumental responsibility of being a part of Jodhaa Akbar. Your direction & my incredible co-stars will forever be cherished. #15yearsOfJodhaaAkbar.”

In the upcoming months, Rai Bachchan and Roshan will be seen in several projects. Hrithik has ‘Fighter’ with Deepika Padukone in his kitty. Helmed by Siddharth Anand, ‘Fighter’ also stars Akshay Oberoi, Karan Singh Grover and Anil Kapoor in pivotal roles and is all set to hit the theatres in 2024. The film marks Padukone and Roshan’s first on-screen collaboration. Roshan was recently seen in a crime thriller film ‘Vikram Vedha’ alongside Saif Ali Khan and Radhika Apte, which got decent responses from the audience.

On the other hand, Rai Bachchan will be seen in ‘PS 2’. ‘Ponniyin Selvan’, a historical drama that also features Jayam Ravi and ‘Chiyaan’ Vikram, among others, was one of the biggest hits in 2022.