Jodha Akbar December 9th episode: Akbar sees Salim playing with other princes. He joins them and trains how to throw a ball. He teaches them that each act of life should be done with perfection. He tells Salim that he always gives special attention to him as he is the would-be King.
Salim says that he has no interest in being a King. Akbar replies that it does not depend on anyone’s choice. Salim is destined to be a King and he should learn to handle responsibilities. Salim is perplexed; he thinks that his father becomes a strict ruler sometimes, but he also speaks softly like an affectionate father.
Jodha sits alone and thinks about the bitter change in Salim’s behavior. Akbar comes to the room and sees that she is morose. He understands that she is tensed with the matter of Salim. He proposes a short trip for refreshment for the two of them. Jodha says that she cannot leave Salim.
Akbar says that Salim can safely stay with Hamida and Rukaiya; but presently it is more important to refresh Jodha’s mood. She agrees and comes to say good bye to Salim. Salim is still rude to her. Rukaiya smiles and thinks that she is triumphant!
Sharifuddin is informed about the trip of the King and the Queen. He thinks that it would be a golden chance to bring an attack. At night the royal couple spends romantic moment in the trip. Sharifuddin and his men take position for the attack.