Jodha Akbar November 21st episode:
Akbar declares his judgment that Rashid and his wife have forever
protected Salim and have been loyal to the state, so they can never
be traitors. He pardons them for unknowingly giving shelter to a
Rukaiya comes to meet Salim with sweets. Rahim stops her and
forbids to go inside. She says that she does not care for
punishment. She violates Rahim’s warning and meets Salim. She tells
him that some people planned to kill him and Nadira’s father was
involved in the plot; but Jodha and Akbar have pardoned them. Salim
is made to believe that only Rukaiya loves him and his parents are
busy with themselves. Rukaiya intoxicates him with marijuana.
Rukaiya is called in the court. Akbar scolds her for violating
his order and meeting Salim. She says that her love for Salim made
her bound to do so. Akbar reprimands her saying that others also
love Salim but her display of love is exaggerated. He gives an
order that Rukaiya should not be allowed to go out until Salim is
back. Rukaiya fumes.
Both Akbar and Jodha feel deserted in Salim’s absence. Akbar
keeps sharp vigilance on Salim’s security, while Jodha keeps
praying for Kader. Jodha starts going to the temple everyday and
doing noble deeds. But Kader shows no sign of recovery, rather his
Now there is a question in the air, while Salim would ever be
able to come back to the palace!