A Lockdown love story 16 February 2022: Sonam with Ankita walks into kitchen to prepare tea. She asks Ankita if she can call her bhabs instead of bhabi. Ankita says yes and shows her tea ingredients saying Dhruv had signaled her that Sonam doesn’t know to prepare tea. Sonam says thank god Dhruv at least told truth here, she prepares tasty noodles though which everyone like including Dhruv. Ankita starts preparing tea. Sonam asks Ankita where is she from. Ankita says Banaras. Sonam asks if its her arranged or love marriage, must be love marriage as bhaiya was looking at her adorably. Ankita says even she didn’t know to cook properly and learnt slowly after marriage. Nutan walks in and asks if she prepared tea or not and what is she doing here. Ankita says she was showing ingredients to Sonam and tea will be ready in 3-4 minutes. Nutan takes her along.
Everyone wait for Sonam’s tea eagerly. Babban repairs AC and is about to leave when Shasikant asks him to have Sonam’s prepared tea and go. Babban jokes if bhauji really knows to prepare tea. Dhruv warns him to shut up. Bua throws tantrum that she is getting headache waiting for tea. Sonam gets a call from her material supplier who says he can’t supply her material due to lockdown, etc. She gets busy on phone while Nutan also starts commenting. Sonam picks tea vessel with bare hands and gets hurt. She shouts and coming out informs that she spill away all the tea. Dhruv concerned checks her hands and rubs them. Shasikant says its okay and asks Ankita to prepare tea. Nutan insists that Sonam will prepare tea, let her see how it tastes. Sonam accepts that Ankita prepared tea, she doesn’t know to prepare tea or cook, she doesn’t like lying, and if she does, she gets stomach ache. Bua taunts Nutan that she got a wonderful bahu who doesn’t know anything. Pratham says his daughter doesn’t have to cook as he has maids, if he knew Nutan is testing his daughter, even he would have tested Dhruv. Nutan says he can surely do, her son is a topper in whole Prayagraj and she taught him cooking well.
She asks if daughter goes to her sasural, doesn’t she have to cook. Sumitra says she is right, just like having food, one has to prepare it; its not Sonam’s but her mistake that she didn’t teach Sonam cooking as she was busy in her work and Sonam got busy studying and then her job. Sonam says she will learn cooking from amamji/Nutan and will cook tasty food with Dhruv. Shashikant says there is no need to make it an issue as Mumbai is a busy city, so Sonam is also a busy girl and didn’t learn cooking. He reminds Nutan that when she got married, she served spoilt milk tea to his mother. Nutan says for that ammaji threw her in cowshed until she learnt difference between milk, she did right, else she wouldn’t have learnt cooking. Amber listening to music asks if tea is prepared.
Nutan gets into her room and throws utensil. Elder son reminds Shashikant that amma is calling him. He walks into room and sees Nutun ironing clothes. She says she ironed her clothes, he has to iron his clothes. He asks what. She says she will not say this, but his bahu will tell this Dhruv; he succeed in his business as she took care of all household chores, he can’t even switch on fan. He says time has changed, he is happy in his life and Dhruv is happy in his life, if Dhruv doesn’t mind helping his wife, even she shouldn’t mind, etc.Sonam goes to kitchen with Dhruv to prepare tea. Dhruv gets romantic. Sonia sitting nearby asks him to teach her evolution. Sonam says she will and jokes that Dhruv was a monkey without any culture, she came into his life and made him a man. Dhruv gets angry. Sonia says she is wrong, bhaiya is still a monkey. Dhruv runs behind her angrily. They all 3 run around laughing. Babban peeps in. Shashikant catches him and asks doesn’t he know that he shouldn’t peep into someone’s house. Babban smirks. Shashikant gives him money and asks him not to inform anyone that Sonam doesn’t know to cook or prepare tea. He says why will he and returns money asking him to give it to Sonam as muh dikhayi shagun.
Nutan in her room continues to fume with Bua saying what if neighbors know that her bahu cannot even cook. Bua suggests her to take incharge in her hands before its too late. Sonam brings tea saying she prepared it and Pa/Shashikant said its amrith, even they should drink and give their feedback. Once she leaves, Bua continues brainwashing Nutan.Pratham fumes shouting its too much, how dare Dhruv’s family is to test Sonam’s tea making and cooking skills, they are uncultured, etc. Subhadra asks Dhruv loves Sonam and cares for her and even Sonam chose to live in this house, that is more important. Pratham says love is nothing in life. She says he would say same as he never loved her as a husband and she is deprived of love her whole life, but as parents they want to see their daughter happy, so what problem he has. She gets her friend’s call who asks if Sonam’s wedding is postponed, etc.., and gets busy chatting in fake accent.
Dhruv’s friend calls him and inform him that Batasa spread the new everywhere that Dhruv’s would be wife doesn’t know to even prepare tea. Dhruv asks him to punish Batasa and asks where all he went. Batasa says only 1 place and requests to spare him this time. Sonam walks in and seeing Dhruv tensed asks reason. He says Batasa spread the news about her not knowing to prepare tea. Sonam says it doesn’t matter as when his family knows about it, let whole city know. He mimics in a funny style that people will taunt amma that her bahu doesn’t know to even prepare tea, one needs to have good fate to get good bahu. Sonam laughs.Tanu walks into kitchen and searches ingredients to prepare salad for herself. Ankita asks her to rest while she prepares salad for her. Tanu yells at her not to call her ji as she feels old, they are of same age, so she can call her by name. Nutan with Sheetal Bua walks in. Tanu leaves. Sheetal provokes Nutan that Ankita is impressed by Mumbai people and wants to imitate like heroine. Ankita says she is thinking wrong. Nutan asks why did she help Sonam then instead of her saas.
Ankita says Dhruv requested to help Sonam. Bua continues to provoke Nutan that her elder bahu is also not under her control. Ankita says she always stand by her family. Nutan says she will test her then and says she has to close her eyes and eat whatever she feeds.Shashikant hears Pratham cancelling wedding planner services who is charging 25% deduction as convenience charges. He panics and asks to give him wedding planner’s number, he will force him to return money. Drama ensues. Pandit calls him and informs that there is no wedding muhurat in 2020, so they have to postpone wedding even after 2020. He calls whole family and informs same thing. Pratham gets happy. Nutan holding Bua’s hand smirks reminiscing ordering Pandit to do same and starts her drama. Subhadra says let us perform simple wedding then. She tells that she has many dreams about her son’s wedding and wants to see all the rituals. Bua continues provoking her and he continues her drama to break the wedding plan.