Jodha Akbar's August 4th episode: Janisar plans to kill Akbar and Jodha, even after Murad forbids him to do so. He argues that he cannot take the risk of taking the Emperor back to Agra, because his confidants are there. Murad comes and informs Akbar.
Akbar and Jodha start staying alert. They attend the function arranged by Janisar. Akbar does not drink there and leaves the hall within a short time. Janisar cannot wait to kill him. He plans to attack at the night and kill the royal couple while they are in deep slumber.
Rahim hurries his soldiers to reach the English camp quickly. The murderers enter the Emperor’s room at night. They attack the couple and soon discover that they are hitting pillows covered by a sheet.
Akbar and Jodha appear with open swords and attack the murderers. Man Singh, Abul Fazal and Birbal attack the Englishmen with the little troop of Mughal soldiers. Murad joins the Mughal troop; Janisar is shocked! Jodha and Akbar kill all the assailants and come outside.
The fight becomes challenging for the Mughal team as their soldiers are less in number. The Royal couple is captured by the enemies soon. Janisar tells the Emperor to surrender. Jodha tells Akbar that death is better than compromise in the war field. Akbar declares ‘no surrender’.
Rahim comes with his force for the Emperor’s rescue. Janisar is arrested and the Mughals are out of danger finally!
In the Mughal palace, Rukaiya keeps shouting for her demand of freedom. Hamida tells her that she has to stay in captivity. We are to see what Jalal will do against his childhood friend and first wife, when he comes back!