Jodha Akbar December 24th episode: Salim refuses going to Ajmer. Rukaiya sees him taking marijuana and feels happy. Jodha comes to Birbal to find a solution for the increasing distance between Akbar and Salim. Birbal sends Salim’s two sisters to him. He cannot refuse his youngest sister’s request and agrees to go to Ajmer. Birbal assures Jodha that everything will become alright in Ajmer.
Ajmer becomes busy with the preparation of the festival. King Bhagwandas requests King Uday Singh to keep quiet, as the latter is not in good terms with Akbar. Uday Singh promises that he will not spoil the festival.
Everyone is more interested to see the future King of India, than to take part in Man Singh’s crowning as the Chief Prince of Ajmer. Princesses from different states gather in Ajmer and dream for Salim.
Zilbahar tells Anarkali to get ready for the festival. Anarkali says that she hates Akbar and his son. Zilbahar tells her to forget old things. She reminds Anarkali that her father works in the palace of Ajmer. The princesses treat Anarkali as their friend. So, she should attend the festival. Anarkali is convinced. The princesses spend a lot of time to look beautiful, as they are dreaming to become the Queen of India.
Akbar reaches Ajmer with Jodha, Salim and other princes and princesses. Birbal also comes with them. They receive a grand welcome at the palace of Ajmer. Salim’s brothers notice that princesses are dying to see Salim. They wonder who will win his heart. Murad says that Salim’s choice will be different from all!