Jodha Akbar 20th February written episode: Bakshi Banu becomes too happy to express her emotions when she meets all the ladies from her family. She regrets the fact that she does not have her husband with her. Jodha assures her that everything will be alright shortly.
Moti dries Jodha’s hair with herbal smoke and Jodha keeps talking about Akbar. Coming to the room, Akbar signals Moti to keep quiet and takes the smoke pot from her hand. Jodha keeps saying that when she was under the fatal effect of snake’s poison, she had some strange dream. She felt that she was being in a different world. She met Akbar in her dream, says Jodha. Turning back, Jodha discovers Akbar and she complains that Akbar should not have listened to her words secretly.
Sujhamal plans to attack Mewar. His men alert him saying that Mughal soldiers are greater in number than the Rajput soldiers. He says that Mughal soldiers fight for salary, whereas the Rajput soldiers fight for the honour of their race. So, one Rajput soldier is equal to ten of his Mughal counterparts. Sujhamal comes to know that Jodha was severely ill and he decides to see her once, though he is going to be an enemy of the Mughals forever.
Jodha discovers a strange game arrangement which looks like chess. Akbar confirms that it is actually chess, but of a different type. Here human beings are used as chessmen; they listen to the order of the players and move accordingly.
Akbar says that he was to play the game with Rukaiya, but as she is being late, he would like to play it with Jodha. Jodha enjoys playing the game and loses to Akbar. Akbar wants some gift from her. Jodha says that she will give such a gift to Akbar which will establish him as a better human being. She explains that she wants him to forgive Sharifuddin. Akbar leaves the place without giving any answer. He comes to know that Rukaiya came to play with him and went back. He understands that Rukaiya must be angry and visits her room.