Jodha Akbar 11th February written
episode: Akbar and Jodha start a new journey in their life. On the
boat Akbar recalls the incident of arrow-attack on Benazir. Now he
directly asks Jodha, why she did not kill Benazir on that night,
why her arrows missed the target, when she is an excellent archer.
Jodha replies that her intention was to save Akbar, not to kill
Benazir. Secondly, if she killed the woman on that night, it would
never be proved that she was a serpent-woman.
Akbar instructs the soldiers and the attendants not to call them
‘ShahanShah’ or ‘Begum Saheba’. They take the guises of a Sheth and
Shethni, who are going to pilgrimage. Akbar starts speaking in
Jodha’s mother tongue. In a roadside hotel, Akbar and Jodha hear
the story of their life, where the owner of the hotel praises Akbar
as a great husband and his wife appreciates Jodha as a great
On his way Akbar meets the Mughal staffs, collecting road tax
from people. They fail to recognize Akbar. Thinking that this is a
group of ordinary pilgrims, they ask for pilgrimage tax. Akbar
prevents his men from defending him. Rather he argues as a common
man saying that it is his right to go to the pilgrimage and he
should not pay tax. The staff locks Jodha and Akbar inside the
Adam Khan meets Sharifuddin in the prison. He says that he wants
to help Sharifuddin and take him out of the prison. Sharifuddin
says that he will soon come out of prison and he does not care for
the help of Adam Khan, who is a brainless person.