Jodha Akbar's March 18th episode: The villagers beg sincere apology from the king and the queens for misbehaving with them. Jagdev Sheth is arrested. But the cloud of danger still hovers around. Sharifuddin looks for a scope to execute his foul plan. His man comes to Akbar and shows that he has been injured by Mirza’s men who are roaming around the village.
Akbar goes to see the situation with Birbal and Abul Fazal. They do not find anything wrong outside. Birbal suggests it must be some conspiracy and they should go back to the village soon.
Jodha goes to her room with Mahtab being guarded by Mughal staff. Sharifuddin’s men cleverly attack the guards and kidnap Jodha. Mahtab tries to save Jodha. Sharifuddin slits her throat with a dagger and escapes with Jodha.
Akbar rescues Mahtab and promptly takes her for treatment. Sharifuddin takes Jodha to his den. Jodha remains defiant against the brute. Sharifuddin comes to know that he has wounded his daughter, but does not regret it!
Mirza is informed that the Mughal force is ready to face his attack. He comes to know that Salim is leading the Mughals and he has got support from the Rajbangshi kings, including King Bhagwandas.
Man Singh is informed that Akbar is staying in the village with Jodha and Salim is leading the soldiers in war. He also comes to know that Sharifuddin is missing in Mirza’s war camp. He tells his men to collect more information.
After Mahtab recovers her senses, she tells Akbar that Sharifuddin has attacked her and kidnapped Jodha. On the other hand Sharifuddin receives Mirza’s warning that Mirza will break all ties with him for kidnapping Jodha.