7 Iconic Films Directed by Ashutosh Gowariker

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Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001) - Netflix

This epic sports drama set during the British Raj in India is perhaps Gowariker's most famous film. It received widespread critical acclaim and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Swades (2004) - Netflix

Starring Shah Rukh Khan, this film tells the story of an Indian-American scientist who returns to India and rediscovers his roots. It's known for its poignant portrayal of patriotism and social issues.

Jodhaa Akbar (2008) - Netflix

A historical romance set in the 16th century, this film depicts the love story between Mughal Emperor Akbar and Rajput princess Jodha Bai. It received praise for its lavish production design and performances.

What's Your Raashee? (2009) - Apple TV+

Based on the novel "Kimball Ravenswood" by Madhu Rye, this romantic comedy stars Priyanka Chopra in twelve different roles, each representing the twelve zodiac signs.

Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey (2010) - YouTube Rent

A teacher named Surya Sen leads a group of sixty-four brave and daring young people in planning a rebellion against the British Empire.

Mohenjo Daro (2016) - Disney+ Hotstar

A period action-adventure film set in the ancient city of Mohenjo-daro during the Indus Valley Civilization, starring Hrithik Roshan and Pooja Hegde.

Panipat (2019) - Netflix

Another historical drama by Gowariker, this film portrays the Third Battle of Panipat between the Maratha Empire and the Durrani Empire in 1761. It stars Arjun Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, and Kriti Sanon.