Jodha Akbar 22nd August written
episode: Akbar narrates how he continued acting like a stupid
lover, to catch the traitor. He insulted Atgah and Tansen. Tansen
wanted to leave Agra, he stopped the veteran artist explaining the
crisis. Atgah understood Akbar’s drama very soon and joined in his
Maham becomes defiant. She retorts that she wanted to dethrone
the King, for the good of the common people. She thinks Akbar does
not deserve the throne anymore because he is ruled by his
Akbar crosses her asking if she is so concerned about the
welfare of the state then why she imprisoned Chand Begum and
tortured her for so many years. Maham becomes shocked when Nigar
brings Chand Begum to the hall.
Akbar tells Maham that she has given him all political
trainings. So, she would be the right person to suggest her
punishment. Maham tells Akbar to give her death sentence.
Akbar says that Maham can think of murdering him, but he can
never do so. He wants to keep her in such a place, where she will
not be able to plan more conspiracies. He gives her life
imprisonment in an abandoned place, where she will meet no human
Akbar apologizes to his mother and queens for his misbehavior,
which was part of the game. The Mughal palace celebrates Eid with
re-energized fervor. Akbar spends moments of solace in Jodha’s
room, after saying sorry to her.
The Emperor feels relaxed. Only his mind is heavy with the grim
truth that the conspirer was none other than his milk-mother Maha
Manga. Jodha wipes the drop of tear from his eye.