Gayatri hastily rushes to her own room, unable to believe what just happened, as she remembers the phone call earlier. she breaks into tears, and doesnt even hear parimal coming in asking her to finalise on the colours. when she realises his presence, she says that she wishes to go to pune today only, and that they can finish up the paint work there only, as she doesnt want to stay here anymore.
he calms her down and asks whats the matter and if anyone said anything. she hugs him and starts crying inconsolably. he comforts her and gives her a glass of water, and complies to going to pune, and asks her whats the matter. she says that she has had enough of this joint family, and that she never paid attention to his advise, to stop seeing the dream of a joint family, as she only was convinced by ila, who she presumed considered them as her daughters, and believed in her love for them. she reminds how proud she was at ila’s stance for rita in front of niranjan, but what she did today broke all faith she had, and shook the basic existence of their relationship and hence doesnt want to stay here.
he tensedly asks her to calm down and explain everything. she then starts narrating everything. she sdays that the truth is niranjan has betrayed rita. he refuses to believe this. she takes it on herself saying that this means she is lying, as his mother cant. he says that he didnt mean that, and that maybe its a misunderstanding, and there must be more to the matter than what seems the eye. she says that she knows about the affair. he asks her how does she know. she then tells everything, about ila’s investigation and her meeting with maya, after which she lied, that she didnt even meet maya. she talks about the tension ila was in, and presumed it was because she was mustering the courage to speak to rita. gayatri asks how could she only think of niranjan, her son, as rita too is someone’s daughter and deserved to know the truth and that she has no right to spoil rita’s life. he eyes her tensedly. he asks her to stop, as he wont stand another word against his mother. she asks if he thinks she likes it, and thats why she doesnt want to stay here, and shall leave. she starts packing, while he hollers for her. he tries to calm her down, saying that they wont go, after she wrongly accuses his mother. she says that he only wanted her to go. he says that not on wrong accusations, and she should prove it, or else not place such accusations. she says that she wont wont prove anything. she asks him to stay here if he so wishes but she wont. he holds her by the hand and wrenches her, saying that either she takes the blame back or else she stays and proves it and till then neither, he nor she shall leave. he walks out.
Rahul rushedly goes out, and when ila comes, and finds the bed empty and lone, and wonders where is he in such early hours, and wondered if he never returned home.
MEanwhile, gayatri remembers how and what happened, and when ila comes, she is tensed to find the room dishevelled, and seeing the suitcase, she thinks parimal must
have again wanted to go. she is oblivious to gayatri’s pain, and says that she is lucky to have a girl like her, who fights to be with her. ila rushes out. gayatri
doesnt say anything. ila then comes in again and asks if she saw rahul, and she denies. ila expresses her tension, and then asks gayatri to call and find out. she
tensedly agrees, and complies. she asks him where is he. he says that he just
left for interview and she wishes him all the best. ila brightens up at that.gayatri asks
why didnt she call up. she says that she is miffed at rahul and didnt talk since then, but still cares for him, as she is the mother. gayatri hears tensedly. gayatri
then starts indirectly talking about how even if she considers them as daughters, but shall never place them over her sons. ila vehemently resists the accusations, but
gayatri continues to talk indirectly. Gayatri confronts ila and asks her directly, whether she would support her daughter in laws over their sons, in her case with
parimal, or niranjan with rita. ila gets alert hearing this. gayatri laments at ila’s stand. she says that when the time comes, she shall neither be able to side with
rita nor her, as she would always prefer niranjan over her. ila leaves from there and comes to his room and wonders if actually she wronged rita, and then wonders if
she did the wrong thing with the right motive, as she onyl meant to save their marriage. just then, rita comes and starts thanking her for her doubt removal, as she is
supremely happy in the relationship now. ila smiles and hugs her.
when rahul returns at night, ila opens the door, and they face each other awkwardly remembering their last meet. he rushes in. she is tensed. he goes to his room, and
eyes himself in the mirror, as he remembers how he was rejected due to his bad professional past which makes his cridibility shaky. he gets dejected, as he remembers
how people mock him for his professional inadequacy. out of frustration, he eyes the alcohol bottle, and takes it in the hand and turns around to find ila confronting
him. finally, he puts the bottle away, and isnt able to meet her in the eye, as she stands facing him with tea in his hands. he rushes with the bottle inside the
bathroom. ila stands dejected.
Later, at night, niranjan tries to be romantic with rita, as they come back home, and while she is shy and embarassed, he is super intimate and cosy. gayatri comes and
finds them like this, and coughs. they both jerk away. rita shows her the earrings. gayatri eyes him tensedly, as he asks her how they are. seeing her tensed face, he
gets worried. gayatri compliments rita that she luks wonderful in them. then she leaves. he asks her whats the problem, as she is bhehaving weird. she says that its
due to the maya issue, and she shall clarify. he asks her to go and freshen up and change instead, while he goes and talks. when she complies, he goes to gayatri and
asks her to get rid of the anger as he is innocent, and he hasnt betrayed his wife, and begs her to smile, but gayatri stops him. he explains to her, that there is
nothing between him and maaya. she asks about maya’s number being fed as jignesh in his cell. he is stunned.
Later, niranjan fumes seeing sameer with some girls in the garden. he gets ila. ila along with him, watcehs sameer doing photoshoot, with bold extrovert girls, in his
garden, pretending as if nothing happened, chatting amiable. she gets tensed seeing this, in embarassment, as he gets touchy with them.