Jodha Akbar March 3rd episode: Akbar’s illness becomes critical. The doctor says that his brain has stopped functioning, as the worm’s poison has damaged it. He remains unconscious. Anarkali feels that she is being worried for Salim though she hates him. Zilbahar tells her to keep patience, as time heals all wounds.
Man Singh gives a letter to his messenger to inform Todarmal that Shah Mansur is Sharifuddin’s spy. Sharifuddin sees it and secretly follows the messenger. He kills the messenger and shows the letter to Mirza Hakim. Mirza says that he will not kill Man Singh, as he has to use him to collect information about Akbar.
Akbar recovers after two months! As soon as he opens his eyes, he becomes worried for his kingdom and its people. Jodha takes him out to see the present situation. They see ruins everywhere; people are suffering from the dangerous worm bite; food prices are too high for the common people. They are dying in hunger and cursing the emperor.
Jodha remembers that she saw the scene in her dream. Hamida says that she must visit Ajmer Sharif to save the state. Akbar tells Jodha to stop worshipping God Kanha as there is no God at all. He has lost his faith upon God seeing the condition of the state, says the emperor. The tragic condition of the common people also pains Jodha.
Little Aram Banu comes to Jodha and requests her to tell the story of Govardhan lifting by Lord Krishna. While Jodha narrates how Lord Krishna rescued the common people from a natural disaster, something flashes in her mind. She finds some way out to serve the people of the country!