Reema says to Kabir that Zara makes such good bhujiya that you will go crazy. She says I am formally inviting you all to diwali, you all have to come. Shahbaz says we will surely come. Reema says Kabir you have to give me full day, I have to shop then we will light firecrackers. Kabir says nobody invited us on diwali before and we never went to this function.
Reema says then you have to enjoy it, you have to come for sure. Kabir says you know Ruksaar’s condition, we will try. Reema says you can come for few hours, you have to come for sure. She hugs Ayesha and asks her to come, she leaves. Alina says to Zara that make bhujiya for my friends too. Kabir says no, we will not distribute it, we will take it if someone sends it but we will not distribute it, Zara looks on. Zeenat comes to Ruksaar’s room and says how are you my sister? you know all are worried for you but that Reema.. she is worried about celebrating diwali, she is an outsider but Zara.. she is from us but she didnt deny celebrating that event, you are ill but nobody cares about you and me, I am just worried that if you dont become fine on right time then what will happen with you?
Zara calls Imran and says I asked you to not meet Reema then why did you meet her? Imran says I just had to give her something. Zara says I know you cant stay away from her, did you tell her anything? Imran says no, we will plan things as you said, she says okay and ends call. Kabir comes there and says you have been celebrating diwali since childhood? Zara says I have many memories of it, I was 11 years old when Reema’s father invited me to diwali but Salma was angry and said Zara wont go there but Irfan told her that festives are about happiness and happiness doesnt have any religion then he took me to Reema’s house, when I lit firecracker for first time,
I enjoyed it so much that I never forgot it, since then I have been celebrating it. She says I used to ask my parents for permission but this time I will ask my husband’s permission to celebrate diwali so Kabir can I go and celebrate diwali with Reema? Kabir looks on and says I am your husband but I respect your decisions and thinking, I have seen Reema standing with you in sad and happy situations so how can I stop you from being a part of her happiness? Zara gets happy and hugs him, she says you are the bestest husband. She asks if he never light firecrackers? He says no, there is a sad story behind it, I didnt have friends like Reema and we never celebrated it in house I never enjoyed it. Zara says dont worry, this time you can celebrate diwali with us. Zara gets Imran’s call and asks him to go to airport. Kabir asks where are you sending him? Zara says I have called Reema’s parents from US to surprise her. Kabir says why didnt you make me part of it? Zara says you are part of it, you have to keep Reema busy whole day while we pick her parents and then we will bring them to her party and surprise her. Kabir smiles and says why are you so nice? She says for you. Kabir moves to her and pins her to wall. They hold hands. He kisses her hand but she scares him hinting that Shahbaz is coming, he stumbles back, she laughs and says I have work, she leaves. Kabir laughs.
Imran brings Reema’s parents to Imran’s house. Imran says Manoj you here, wishing you diwali. He hugs him. They all joke. Salma hugs Reema’s mother. Reema’s mother hugs Zara, Zara wishes her diwali. Mother says you called us here and fulfilled your duty as a daughter, I wish you stay with your husband forever. Imran says bless me too. Father asks where is Kabir? Zara says he is keeping Reema busy.
Kabir is in market with Reema. Reema says my shopping is done. Kabir says you have to shop for one more hour. Reema says why? I like shopping but I have to prepare for party. Kabir says dont worry, I have asked Zara and Imran to handle everything. Reema says really? then I will take 2 hours more to shop.
Zeenat says to Kashan in Ruksaar’s room that I am miffed with Zara, Ayesha is ill, Amaan have exams but I had to leave him to come here as Zara is celebrating diwali. Kashan says she has done a lot, we can take care of Ruksaar for a day or two. Zeenat says its not about that, she is my sister and I can take care of her but Zara got the chance to keep Kabir away from Ruksaar and she took it. Kashan says you are just tired and saying all that. Zeenat says yes I am tired of seeing my sister in this condition, I know if Kabir stays with my sister then she will become fine sooner. She cries.
Zara comes home and searches for Kabir. She sees him running on treadmill and says you didnt get ready? we have to go to Reema’s house. Kabir says you go. Zara says what about you? Kabir says we didnt talk about me going, I gave you permission. Zara says why you wont go? Kabir says because I never celebrated diwali. Imran calls Zara and says Reema’s parents are waiting, Zara asks him to take them to Reema’s house. She ends call and says to Kabir that all are waiting for us, please come with me. Kabir says I told you that I would not stop you so you cant pressure me too. Zara says what will I tell Reema? Kabir says you can say Ruksaar is ill. Zara says I am not saying that, if you are not going then I am not going too.
Reema’s parents come to party, Reema is excited to see them and says why didnt you tell me? Her parents say that Zara made us come here on time, she wanted to surprise us and this Imran was part of it. Reema says there is one more person who is part of it, its Kabir who made me remain clueless.
Zara hugs Kabir and is sad. Kabir embraces her tightly, dhal jaun mein plays. Zara sadly looks at him, he hints her to go but she shakes her head. He wipes her tears and says you know I cant go, its my helplessness but you can go. Zara looks on. Kabir says if you dont go then Reema’s heart will break, do you want that? Zara says I will celebrate happiness with you only, I am swearing on you, anyone can call me but I wont go. Reema is calling her, Zara looks at Kabir and ignores it. She takes her hand away from Kabir and goes to room. She starts taking off her jewelry. Kabir stands there silently watching her. Imran and Reema keeps calling them. Kabir sees Reema calling. Zara wipes her tears as Alina comes there. Alina says lets go, we are late. Kabir says um..
Reema says to Imran that I am worried something happened to Zara, I asked Alina to let me talk to Zara or Kabir but she is not picking up call too, Imran says I will go and check.
Alina asks Zara what happened? why are you crying? Zara says I will talk to you later, Reema invited you with love so go. Kabir says you are telling this to Alina but not understanding that? she is your friend and you are putting it on stake for me? Zara says you are putting our relation on stake for Reema? Kabir says dont be stubborn. Zara says you dont see anything infront of your stubborn thinkin, not even your wife. Kabir says I do what is right. Zara says fine then I will do what I think is right, I will not go to Reema’s house to celebrate diwali. She takes off her earrings and leaves. Alina says brother.. Kabir says husband and wife fights like that, dont worry, you can go if you want. Alina says I really wanted to go but I will not go without you both, she leaves. Kabir looks on.
Zara recalls Kabir’s words that he cant go and how Reema was so excited to see them in party. She cries and hugs a pillar. Someone puts hand on her shoulder, she turns to see Imran there. She looks away. Imran asks what happened? did Kabir deny to go? Zara looks down. Imran says dont worry, you get ready, I will bring him. Zara says he wont agree, I did everything but he didnt agree, you will waste time. Imran says Reema and her parents are waiting for you both, what will I tell? Zara says tell them what is truth. She leaves.
In morning, Shahbaz comes for breakfast, Alina says Ayesha has gone out for some work. Zara is taking food for Kabir but Kabir comes there and sits on table. Zara says you will sit here? Kabir says I have to pacify someone. Zara looks away. Amaan brings firecrackers and says Reema brought them. Zeenat says keep them away, play outside, he leaves. Shahbaz says to Kabir that I got to know what happened, we might not have celebrated diwali but we have always celebrated with our friends so I think what you did was not right, you shouldnt have said no to Reema, you could have handled it in such a way that Reema wouldnt be miffed. Kabir says truth is that I never went to diwali parties, if you had taken me in childhood then this wouldnt have happened. Reema comes there and shouts Zara.. all look on. Reema is in tears and says you are my best friend, you gave me biggest happiness yesterday and also biggest pain, you called my parents here but after yesterday I thought why did you even call them? they wouldnt have seen me crying, they would keep believing that I have another home in this city, I celebrated eid with you, didnt I? you never missed diwali but what happened yesterday? I kept waiting for you? I thought you would come and hug me, wish me diwali but you didnt, I was wrong, yesterday and for many years, did religion come inbetween our relation and friendship? do you see me from religion mirror now? Zara says no. Reema says then what changed between us? it never happened before. Zara hugs her, Reema pushes her away and says answer me, what changed? Zara says I am married now, Kabir and my happiness and sadness are one now, its my helplessness to accept his decisions. Kabir looks on. Reema says to Shahbaz that Kabir not celebrating diwali means that some muslims wants to keep away from us
Shahbaz says its not like that, Reema says what happened was wrong. Kabir gets up and asks Reema to sit down, Reema sits down. Kabir says I am not against diwali, holi and I can never be against you, you and Alina are same for me, you are my friend, I would walk for you, I will be part of your happiness and sadness, if I was against diwali then would I take you for shopping for diwali? not coming to your party was not my personal decision, I could be part of if but for city I am vice president of sharia board, I have responsibility towards society and they might feel bad that I became part of your diwali party, I dont want people to start arguing thats why I didnt come. Reema says fine, you represent your society and leave this friendhip but remember that your, Zara, Imran and my friendship is more than two nations, she angrily leaves. Kabir looks on.
Zeenat brings ghujiya for Ruksaar and says wish you could see Zara arguing with Kabir, one side was her childhood friend Reema and otherside was her husband, she was stuck, I am sure their relationship will be strained till you wake up, I want that when you wake up, Kabir would not be able to divorce you.
Reema comes to Irfan’s house and cries. Reema says to Imran that you have experience of 30 years and Kabir have less experience but you never denied Zara to celebrate diwali with me, you were always part of it then why did Kabir not allow Zara or come with her? does it mean that Islam not let people celebrate happiness with others? Salma looks on.
Zara makes ghujia and says I used to send it to Reema every year but I dont know how to do it this time. Kabir comes there and says I am sorry, I feel like I am stuck in two boats, first it was Ruksaar and now this.. you know I cant see tears in your eyes and I am the reason for them now. Zara says I understand but how to make Reema listen? if I dont celebrate diwali with her then how will eid be happy for me without her? its not about friendship, its about relation that depends on happiness, my relation with Reema depends on happiness only which I might not get anymore. Kabir takes ghujia and says can I eat them? Zara says think its diwali sweets. Kabir eats it and says if I can drink poison from your hands then this.. he makes a face, Zara says is it not good? Kabir says its awesome. Irfan calls Kabir and says come to our house with Zara, he ends call. Kabir says I will have to answer a lot of questions.
Zara and Kabir comes to Irfan’s house. Irfan says I will not answer Reema, Kabir and Zara will give reasons. Irfan asks Kabir why did he not go to her party? Kabir says as a friend, I will always be with Reema but people follow me as vice president and if I celebrate diwali then it will start a debate. Zara says you are vice, if some people are behind you then there are a lot more muslims behind Irfan, he has far more experience but still he always sent me to Reema’s house, Reema just wants that like I always was part of her happiness, you become part of it and take this tradition ahead. Kabir looks on.
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