Jodhaa Akbar shoot completed!

Published On: 2016-06-09

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Jodhaa Akbar shoot completed!


Source: Mid-day 

Date: November 12, 2007 


Ashutosh Gowariker’s epic Jodha Akbar has finally completed its shoot. A source from the project reveals that the final day of shoot was quite an emotional affair for the cast and crew. On that day Ashutosh shot for an elaborately choreographed song that includes various dance forms at ND Studios, Karjat. The song is called Azeem O Shah Shahenshah and included Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai. It was shot for over 13 days and has over 1,000 dancers. Rekha and Chinni Prakash choreographed the song that used specially trained dancers with swords and shields. Drummers who called from the South.” In fact, Ashutosh was so impressed with their commitment that he decided to judge who was the best dancer in each troupe and announced a cash prize, adds the source. 


It is learnt that the dancers didn’t know Ashutosh would reward them with cash for their dancing. “They were shocked when he gave them the money. The song has different types of dances and each troupe had practised well in advance.” Missing Chandni The last day was also quite emotional for the actors as well. “Hrithik was seen mingling with every one from the spot boys to the technical crew. He spoke to the owner of his horse, Chandni, as he’d got very fond of her. He told him to take good care of her. Hrithik spent a lot of time with Chandni during the initial days of the shoot. He would train with her and rehearse the battlefield scenes.” The source adds, “Ashutosh is planning a farewell party for his cast and crew some time this week though he hasn’t yet decided on the date.”