The Episode starts with Akbar asking Salim to visit the market in disguise and know the people’s problems. Salim says I will go with Mahabat, he is my friend. He goes. Maan bai is in market. She recalls her childhood with Salim and smiles. Salim and Mahabar are in disguise. Salim says love isn’t love without problems. He buys a dress for Anarkali. He asks people about the market’s state. The man praises Akbar and Salim.
Salim goes and catches maanbai, thinking she is a thief. They argue. Maanbai runs away. He catches her. She asks him to leave her hand. He asks her to leave stealing. She says you don’t know me well. He says you are an ill mannered thief. She raises hand. He stops her and asks who are you. She says I m a princess, that shopkeeper will get double payment, my friend
told me that I shouldn’t trouble any poor man. He asks who is Motu. She says my childhood friend. She keeps knife at his neck. He thinks she didn’t identify me. She says my friend is the prince, I don’t know where did my horse go. He thinks to surprise her. Mahabat asks you here. Salim says I was following a thief, I bought something, we shall take it and leave.
Salim comes to meet Anarkali by hiding his disguise. She thinks he is thief and beats him. She calls the guards. He stops her and reveals his face. She gets shocked. He says I would have stolen this moon if I was a thief. She says I m already yours. He says then I will express my rights. They have a moment. She says you should have told me. He says you should have identified, you wanted to punish me, I m ready. He tells her about Mannu, his uncle’s daughter Maanbai, she is very mischievous, nothing changed much, I met her, she didn’t identify me, I will surprise her. Maanbai gets a bath. She gets angry on the maid and demands her choice.
She asks for the rose. The maid gets the roses for her. Maanbai smiles. Her mum says when will she change, she wants what she wants. She asks Maanbai to get ready. Salim is with Anarkali. Maanbai gets decked up. She smiles. Anarkali wears the dress brought by Salim. Honton pe mere….plays…. Salim smiles seeing her. She asks how do I look. He does shayari and praises her. Maan bai wears jewelry. Salim makes Anarkali wear the floral crown and calls her a queen.
Rukaiya says I will send this kamarbandh to Maanbai and make Jodha see this, so that Akbar announces Salim and Maanbai’s marriage.
Update Credit to: Amena