Paridhi Sharma as Jodha :
Paridhi sharma has been selected for the role of Jodha in new show Jodha Akbar,Produced by Ekta Kapoor. The actress, who made his debut as supporting cast in TV show, Ruk Jaana nahi which was aired on star plus, is coming first time as a lead role with new genre with the period love-story of Mughal emperor Akbar and his Hindu wife Jodha.
For Jodha, Ekta reveals, "I wanted someone who possesses the radiance and dignity of the Rajput princess . I'm told Jodha was someone whose eyes conveyed humility, simplicity, courage and conviction. Paridhi embodies everything I had in mind for Jodha. When Paridhi stood there in Jodha's bridal finery and delivered some of her lines, I knew the role belonged to her!".
Paridhi said "Landing Jodha's role is a dream come true. To begin with, the fact that it's a lead role in an Ekta Kapoor production ... on a popular channel like Zee TV ... add to that the fact that I'm playing a famous historical figure in a lavish period drama ... Could I possibly ask for more?"
She added, "I know the expectations are sky high and I have a tough task ahead....but I know I'll strive hard, work my strengths to my advantage and deliver."