Jodhaa Akbar is a historical film written, directed, and produced by Ashutosh Gowariker. The film stars Aishwarya Rai and Hrithik Roshan in lead roles and was released in 2008. The film focuses on the romance between Mughal Emperor Jalal-ud-din Muhammad Akbar and Rajput Princess Jodhaa Bai. The music of the film was composed by AR Rahman. The film was a critical and commercial success at the box office.