Rajat Tokas as Akbar in Jodha Akbar
Rajat Tokas is back with the bang. He had earlier worked with Ekta Kapoor in her successful soap opera, Tere Liye was selected to play the role of the protagonist Akbar in the show Jodha Akbar. Jodha Akbar is an Indian Historical drama. It is a sixteenth-century love story about a political marriage of convenience between a Mughal emperor, Akbar, and a Rajput princess, Jodhaa.
Political success knew no bounds for Emperor Akbar. After having secured the Hindu Kush, his empire extends from Afghanistan to the Bay of Bengal, and from the Himalayas to the Narmada River. Through a shrewd blend of diplomacy, intimidation and brute force, Akbar won the allegiance of the Rajputs. This allegiance was not universal. But little did Akbar know that when he married Jodhaa, a fiery Rajput princess, in order to further strengthen his relations with the Rajputs, he would in turn be embarking upon a new journey - the journey of true love.
Rajat has earlier worked in several historic series.The Shooting began in mid March at various locations. The first shoot was done in Jaipur ,Later at various locations like Kargat and Kolhapur the shooting is done.
Rajat Tokas said in an interview that- "I have been given the opportunity of playing Akbar and I consider it as very important for me. As far as playing the Akbar on-screen is concerned, I think it's very important to understand Akbar's outlook towards life".