For actor Sonu Sood, Jodhaa Akbar (2008) was a particular movie in additional methods than one. He performed the function of Rajkumar Sujamal, Jodhaa’s (performed by actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan) cousin brother. The epic was directed by Ashutosh Gowariker.
“I thoroughly enjoyed shooting for this one. Historical films always give me a high. My mom, being a professor of History, had always encouraged me to do some historical films when I am offered. That is why I said yes to this one,” he reveals to us.
The 49-year-old recollects how his mom was a “huge help” through the shoot. Adding, he says, “She helped me with my character, and guided me throughout the shoot, and also with the script. But she couldn’t see the film. She passed away four months before the release. Then I went for the premiere, I could feel she is sitting besides me.”
“It reminds me of her memories. She had visited me on the sets of Jodhaa Akbar, that was the last set she visited. That’s why it remains special. She promised me that this film will change a lot of things for me, and it did,” he will get emotional.
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