Beintehaa 21st April written episode: Chand Biwi informs Aaliya about Barkat’s habit of smoking. Aaliya forbids her to mention it to Suraiya. She comes to Barkat’s room and discovers a pack of bidi under her mattress. When Zain comes to the room, Aaliya hides the pack of bidi in her hand. Barkat goes to Zain, hugs him and says sorry. Zain cannot understand the matter, Aaliya shows him the pack of bidi. Barkat admits her bad habit.
Barkat recalls that she started working at the age of fourteen. She always had a pressure for earning money and so, started smoking to release stress. She remembers that she was scolded for earning less, but never for smoking. Now she sincerely wants to quit smoking. Zain and Aaliya encourage her and promise to keep it as a secret.
Usman and Suraiya call the youngers to talk about Barkat. Shazia says that Barkat has not shared any information about her life—where she used to stay and what she used to do etc. Usman thinks that her past should never be dug up. Aaliya insists that they should obey this instruction. Usman and Suraiya declares a surprise party for their daughter. They tell everyone to hide it from Barkat.
Suraiya tells Zain and Aaliya to pick up Aaliya’s family from the airport in the morning. Zain again starts thinking about his feeling for Aaliya. He starts talking to his self, that tells him that he is in love with her. But he is not ready to admit this. Aaliya finds Zain talking his mind aloud.
Aaliya’s family is welcomed in the Abdullah house by Suraiya, contrary to the last experience of insult. Suraiya says that she has two daughters now—Barkat and Aaliya. Shazia mistakably says that they will have party. Zain quickly insists on taking Barkat for a shopping, so that the party can remain a surprise to her. Zain wants to take Aaliya with him. He and Barkat wait for Aaliya outside. Suraiya wants Aaliya to assist her in the party arrangements.