Back at the palace ….Jodha comes to check on kadir. Hakims inform there was not much important. Jodha requests shaguni bai to predict the future of kadir .. As salim’s future was conected to kadir’s recovery. Shaguni bai takes out her couries … Scatters them on the surface of a table. She predicts that kadir’s life was very long one ….but salim would become shehenshah and will never ever forget these days. Jodha then asks for detailed future analysis. Shaguni bai then tells that she was getting strange feelings ..
She gives a piece of paper never to open this paper .. As long as shaguni was alive. Jodha gets impatient and wants to know is salim was going to be safe. Salim would have two lives . Salim would have to die before jodha’s life ended. Jodha is distraught and shocked to hear this. She scolds shaguni bai and shouts at her .. Orders her to leave the place . Shaguni then tells jodha to have the guts to hear the future …salim would die and be reborn .. His feelings would die his heart would break .. His love would die .. And salim would be reborn as shehenshah and he would have second love in his life .. Just as jalal died and akbar was born similarly salim would be reborn … His first love had already entered his life. Shaguni gives a laugh .. And leaves.
Flash back of mazhaar scene where jodha says she did not know then that anarkali was already in salim’s life Elsewhere in the sultanat ..a caravan was proceeding with women children soldiers it is riyaz beg and his pregnant wife Asmat … They decide to camp as it was getting dark ..Unfortunately at night they are attacked by dacoits .. The family runs and hides to save their lives leaving behind their belongings ..Asmat the wife is Riyaz beg is heavily pregnant with her fourth child ..They are lucky to be helped by mallik masood and his caraven .. Who happened to pass by .. A dai in mallik’s caravan delivers asmat begum and riyaz names the girl meherunnisa. They wonder that dacoits her looted everything . They would not be able to bring up 4 children they already had 3 sons to take care of. Heart rending scene as riyaz takes meherunnisa from the arms of weeping Asmat and abandons the baby to its fate
As mallik’s caravan was proceeding he stops for namaaz .. Next moment he hears wailing of a baby. He finds an abandoned baby. He recognises riyaz beg .. Mallik scolds riyaz for abandoning his child this was a sin Malli. Assures him that he was going to akbar’s court he would get some employment for him lasmat is very happy to get her child back .. Riyaz then assures his wife that he would never part with his daughter.
At agra rashid and zilbahar have packed their house hold belongings and are leaving agra .. As they leave on bullock cart . Salim notices nadira leaving ..Elsewhere jodha is praying to maa kaali for speedy recovery of kadir. Pandit ji performs havan .. Maunvies offer prayers for kadir .. And bless him at his bed side. “Jai kali jai kaali ….”bhajan plays in BG ..as Jodha prays tearfully .. As before the song is over kadir shows miraculous recovery ..Hakima declares kadir was recovering ..Kadir mutters daadi jaan .. Hesitantly ….Hakim happily make him drink aushadhi.
In his hojra jalal is having serious discussions with todermal on how to control the rioting states .. He confirms jodha’s security arrangements. Hakima then shares the good news about kadir’s recovery .. Jalal is thrilled that this means salim would return soon. Jalal orders hakima’s house should be filled with gold and silver. Kadir wishes to meet his daadi jaan. Jalal orders that arrangements should be made to send kadir back to his home and bring salim back. Ruku comes to jalal and seeks permission to accompany todermal for escorting salim back as jodha was away for havan and puja for salim. Ruku convinces jalal and he grants her permission to get salim back. Ruku then Tells herself that this was the right time to poison salim’s heart against jodha.
Salim was undergoing his punishment in poverty with shanta bi. He faces life bravely …. They are surprised to be visited by ruku and her royal entourage and todermal sahab. Ruku announces the return of kadir after his recovery from illness. Kadir hugs his daadi jaan happily …daadi kadir happy reunion …
Ruku then hugs salim and announces that his punishment was over and he could return to palace ..salim asks about abbu jaan and ammi jaan … Ruku poisons salim’s innocent by saying they had more important work to do rather than get him back to palace … Salim is saddened but is excited about returning to palace. Salim bids emotional farewell to daadi jaan shanta bi … Promise to meet often in future ..Ruku then happily tells salim that he was returning as waliyahad of moghul sultanat . So he had to be appropriately attired in his royal robes. Salim then changes into his royal robes with turban , sword jewellery and rides a horse and proudly rides back to palace.
Jodha comes out of her room, she ask why all this decorations in palace, Hamida comes and says that today is very special day, for you too, Qadir has come to consciousness, Jalal has ordered to call Salim back and send Qadir to Fatima bi, Jodha says really my son is coming back? she starts crying and says Maa listened to me, Qadir got fine and my son is coming back, I will go to bring him, Jalal comes and says if you go to bring him then who will make choorma bhaati for him? don’t worry Todar and Ruks have gone to bring him, they must be coming, Jodha says its good ruks went to take him, I have to do many things, I have to make halwa for him, she runs to do the preparations for Salim’s welcome, all smiling, Jalal says to Hamida that I have seen smile on her face after much time, Hamida says she is mother, palace happiness is coming back, I will not let him go away again, Jalal says I will not get time to meet Salim as he has many mothers, you Salima, Jodha, Ruks etc that I will not be bale to meet him, Hamida says all love him.
All comes on gate, Salim comes in palalce on horse, all soldiers cheer for him, Salim looks at Jodha and thinks that Jodha was in palalce but couldn’t come to bring me this means she doesn’t love me, Jodha does aarti of Salim, Salim recalls how Jodha went against him every time, how she askded Jalal to give him punishment, How Ruks kept telling him that his moher doesn’t love so didn’t even come to bring him to palalce, after Aarti, Jodha says to Salim that I cant tell how much I love you, she opens her arms to hug Salim, Salim runs to Hamida and hugs her, Salim meets Salima, Jodha feels it but smile nonetheless, all kids hug Salim and congrats him, Jodha says Salim lets go inside, Salim ignores her, Jalal opens his arms to hug Salim but Salim ignores him too,, Jalal notices his behavior.
Salim comes in room and finds Rangoli there, he recalls how Salim once said to Jodha that I like rangoli you make, I will keep sitting here to protect it that nobody destroy it, Jodha says if you like this then I will make this rangoli on every special occasion, flashback ends, Salim now recalls bitter words of ruks that mother can die for her child but your mother has taken side of Rashid who was conspiring to kill you, Salim angrily looks at Rangoli and smears it with his feet, Jodha comes there and ask who smeared the rangoli, she says it maybe because of heavy winds, she says look what I have brought for you, I will make you eat food today, I have made everything which is your favourite, Jalal comes there, Salim says to Jodha that I am not hungry.
in night, Jodha recalls how Salim ignored her and Jalal, Jalal comes there and says I know you are worried about Salim, Jodha says I am not understanding anything, Jalal says maybe he is tired, Jodha says no its something else, Jalal says give him sometime, he will be fine, you also get angry with him but pacify you so you pacify him too, don’t worry, everything will be fine till tomorrow, Jodha says I hope so.
Rahim comes to Salim and ask him to come for sword fighting, Salim is tensed, Rahim ask the matter, Salim says don’t you think that Jalal was unfair with me in giving me punishment? Rahim says if punishment is less than crime then its for teaching, if it is equal then justice and if more than crime then cruelty, Jalal has made you taught things, Salim says I did mistake unintentionally, Rashid was forgiven but not me? Rahim says you will understand when you will become king, don’t think about it, lets go, they go to practice.
All kids are doing practice for sword fighting, Jalal comes there and says I will practice with Salim, while Rahim you practice with other kids, Jalal and Salim starts sword fighting, Salim is attacking Jalal, Jalal is defending, Jalal says enough, he ask Salim to come with him, SAlim and Jalal sit, Jalal ask are you angry with me? hy this much rudeness, Salim you punished me, you should not have done that, Jalal says what I did was for your good, I wanted to make you learn something and you did, when you will grow up, you will know, Salim says you didn’t do justice, I would not have given such punishment if I was king, Jalal says then what punishment you would have given? Salim that I will tell you when I will become king, now I wanna practice. he leaves.
Jalal is in his room, Jodha comes there and says that this is wrong, Salim has returned just now and you sent him for practice, Jalal says he is next king, Jodha says then I have to wait for him to shower my love, Jalal says you don’t have to wait, you can love till Salim come, Jodha says no whose love it is will be given to him only, Jalal says you are right, Jodha ask why you seem tensed, Jalal says Salim is angry with me, that I gave punishment to him, Jodha sayshe has taken that decision on his heart. Hamida comes there and says I wanna do royal fiest on salim’s return, jala and jodha are happy that salim might pacify this way