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Zee TV wraps up ‘Jodha Akbar’ after two year run

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MUMBAI: Zee TV’s consistent slot leader TV series – Jodha Akbar is all set to bid adieu in August after a journey of two years.

Produced by Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Telefilms, the show had Rajat Tokas and Paridhi Sharma in lead roles.

Zee TV business head Pradeep Hejmadi said, “Jodha Akbar is a marquee, brand-defining property that has propelled the channel to new heights. It is a tent-pole show that generated immense advertiser interest. Over the course of its glorious run, it connected very well with the audiences as it explored aspects of Jodha and Akbar’s relationship that not many were privy to. In its final leg now, it will generate tremendous audience traction as viewers are bound to tune into the grand culmination of this iconic love story.”

Talking about her journey, Sharma, who played the role of Jodha said, “It’s been a very fulfilling journey to play Jodha. This show has made a household name and a well-recognized face. I am thankful to all our fans for showering us with immense love and adulation. I have loved every bit of this journey and I am going to sorely miss shooting for the show. No matter which part I play in future, I know for a fact I will always be remembered as Jodha.”

Tokas added, “I have thoroughly enjoyed playing the part of Akbar. It wasn’t easy as I had to study a lot about that era, specially the personality traits of this iconic historical figure. I am grateful to all our fans for their love and support and making this show a stupendous success. Playing the role of Akbar, I have grown as an actor and I would like to thank the entire cast, crew and the channel for being a part of this enriching journey.” 

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