Jodha Akbar 15th January written Episode: Maha Manga finds Shivani’s last letter to Jodha where she has written that she is escaping her marriage with Mirza and going to stay with her lover Tejwant forever. Maha Manga tells Adam Khan that she will give the letters to Begum Rukaiya. She explains that if she gives the letters directly to Akbar, a lot of questions would come to the Emperor’s mind. So it would be safe for her to give the letters to Rukaiya. Adam Khan appreciates his mother’s brain.
In the marriage hall everyone becomes impatient, as Jodha and Shivani do not arrive in time. The holy time for marriage passes away. Akbar sends men to the Ambe ma temple.
Begum Rukaiya calls Akbar to her chamber and reads out every letter to him. She tells Akbar that Jodha is befooling him again and again. She insists that Jodha knew everything about her sister’s affair with Tejwant, still she arranged her marriage with Mirza. She emphatically says that Jodha has intentionally brought an insult to the Mughal Empire.
Jodha comes back with a devastated mind, extremely frightened to think of the consequences of Shivani’s elopement. Akbar interrogates Jodha in front of Begum Rukaiya. Jodha tries to make Akbar believe that she had no hint about Shivani’s intention. If she had, she would have never proposed her marriage with Mirza. Akbar trusts her. Akbar says that if Jodha knew everything, Shivani would not have written letter to her, before leaving. Akbar wants to talk with Jodha’s father. He accuses the man who has planned to elope with Shivani and vows to punish him.