Jodha Akbar's March 16th episode: Jodha feels upset for Akbar’s insult in the village court. Akbar comforts her and says that they will punish the actual villain very soon. Sheth Jagdev meets Jodha and says that he is planning a grand holi for the villagers.
Jodha gives the news to Akbar and suggests that it would be perfect to unmask the wicked Sheth during the festival. Akbar says that he has already informed Birbal. During the pre-holi celebration, Jodha declares that no one should mark Akbar as a thief, as he has been punished already.
Salim gets ready with his force to face the soldiers of Mirza Hakim. He is informed that Mirza’s force is just the double of the Mughal force. He is not scared and thinks that he has to win the battle using his brain. Zilbahar tells Anarkali that she should change her views about Salim, who always risks his life for the mass.
The village becomes colourful on the day of Holi. All the villagers including the patients, take part in the grand festival. Akbar cleverly gives colour upon Jodha. Jagdev comes soon and targets Jodha to give colour upon her.
Jagdev too cleverly throws colour upon Jodha and says it was a mistake. Jodha understands his trick, but thinks that she should behave shrewdly. She pardons him. He invites her to his house to attend his son’s birthday party. Jodha accepts it. Jagdev plans that he will fulfill his desire on the night of the birthday party. Akbar also plans to reveal Jagdev’s true colour.