Jodha Akbar April 7th episode: Salim comes to Anarkali to share his pain. He keeps his head on her lap and says that his father has cheated him. He explains that he wanted the position of the Emperor to liberate her from the life of a dancer and make her a Queen. Murad and Daniyal come to the house to talk with him. He insults them calling ‘stepbrothers’. Anarkali tells him that he is doing wrong.
Murad and Daniyal become angry seeing Salim’s rudeness. Haider’s uncle takes the advantage of this misunderstanding to create more distance between the brothers. Murad thinks that he should temporarily bear the responsibilities of his position. Salim sees this and feels more irritated.
Jodha comes to talk with Salim and sees that he is extremely angry with Akbar. He tells her that by accepting Shah Iran’s condition, Akbar has proved that Salim is an illegitimate child.
Akbar makes his next plan to fight against the issue of Iran. He tells his officers to collect information about Iran’s political strength and weakness. He decides to meet a king who is not so pleased with Iran’s activities. The priest tells him that Pir Daniyal has promised to help the Mughal state. He will go to Mecca and settle things there.
Rukaiya is informed about Salim’s growing weakness for Anarkali. She thinks that she should start her game now. Jodha comes to Akbar and says that the common people of the state are suffering because of their Hindu queen and a son is suffering because of his Hindu mother. She proposes to get converted to Islam.