Jodha Akbar February 23rd episode: As soon as Akbar is informed that Man Singh has escaped from his confinement, he becomes furious. Jodha and King Bhagwandas try to tell him that Man Singh must have done so for some reason, but he remains arrogant. Not only that, he insists on having a festival on the occasion of Bhagwandas’s departure from Agra.
King Bhagwandas feels bad to have celebration without Man Singh. Jodha tells him that the emperor is already troubled and they should not violate his order to create more trouble! Everyone gets ready to take part in the fest in spite of the grief.
Mansur comes to the site where the fort is to be built. He tells the local people to vacate the land as soon as possible. They refuse doing so. Mansur orders the soldiers to destroy the houses and kill the dwellers. The soldiers set the houses on fire, locking the dwellers inside. Those who try to escape are killed too. The area becomes a ground of massacre soon.
The palace of Agra becomes busy with the festival. Anarkali presents her special performance. Suddenly the weather becomes too bad. Strong wind and thunderstorm creates a great disorder. Everyone tries to take safe shelter.
Akbar gets down from his throne and his crown falls on the ground. Some lamps fall on the ground and fire is spread by the strong gush of wind. Akbar is surrounded by fire and struggles to come out. His officers try to find some way out for him. Jodha becomes shocked seeing that the rest of her dream has accurately come true!