Certain sections of the Rajput community in Rajasthan have raised an objection on Ashutosh Gowarikar's magnum opus Jodhaa Akbar. According to them, the argument is that, historically speaking, Jodhaa was not Akbar's wife. In fact, they she was not even a Jaipur princess, though she hailed from Jodhpur and was the wife of Jehangir. Moreover, Gowarikar is hurting the sentiments of Rajput to no end, by twisting history.
But all is not lost for Ashutosh, as he is supported by the royal families of Jaipur and Kishangarh. They have extended their support to him by digging out some of the old original historical records to prove that Akbar married a Jaipur princess.
Meanwhile, Maharani Padmini Devi, a member of the Jaipur Royal