Jodha Akbar 26th August written episode: Hamida thanks and appreciates Jodha (Paridhi Sharma) for her innovative idea of the feast. Jodha thinks Akbar (Rajat Tokas) is still troubled by the thought of Maha Manga. She continues her attempt of distracting his mind. He feels amused. A messenger comes to Atgah and says that he has some confidential message for the Emperor. He says that a person has informed him about some rebellion in the kingdom; more information will be given to Akbar, if he comes to the riverbank alone at night.
Jawida questions Adham Khan when she sees him going out at night, with a dagger in his hand. He scolds her. Adham and his associate wait for Akbar inside the jungle. They are sure that their message will trap the Emperor. They see the Emperor coming. Adham targets the King with his dagger, but it hits Jawida as she was coming to alarm the King. Adham makes a second attempt and now hits Akbar.
But when he sees the face of the Emperor, he understands that it is not Akbar, but Atgah Khan in the Emperor’s attire. Adham and his man quickly escape. In a hallucination, Maha Manga sees Jalal covered with blood and becomes restless. Akbar is informed that Atgah has gone out of the palace being dressed like him. He remembers that Atgah told him about the fishy message. Atgah and Jawida are taken back to the Mughal palace. The Emperor scolds his most trusted officer for risking his life. Atgah says that his responsibility is prior to everything else.
Akbar comes to see Jawida who is lying unconscious. He understands that she was coming to alarm him. Everyone doubts the behavior of Adham. Adham thinks he should remove Atgah from his path, to kill Akbar. Atgah ignores his injury and comes to the accounts department to check papers. Adham Khan breaks into the accounts building with open sword and attacks Atgah. Atgah breaths his last, praying for the safety of his employer.