Illusion 31 January 2022: Pooja tells Amma that she does not know what conditions Kabir will put on her, but she will do anything to save her mother, she does not know what Kabir must be doing with her mother. She gets Kabir’s call and reaches his said location, temple. Seeing Kabir waiting for him, she says she can fulfill his any demand to get back her mother. Kabir walks to her and says she has to marry him. Pooja angrily tries to slap him. He holdss her hand and warns to be in her limits. Pooja asks how dare he think of marrying her, it is not a toy game, does he really know meaning of marriage. He says she is talking about marriage who married Dhruv 1 year ago in same temple; when she did not have problem that time, she shouldn’t even this time and take back her mother after marrying him,
she doesn’t have any choice either. Pooja brings sindhoor and asks if this is his demand, then he can marry her. He says it is not toy game, marriage will happen according to custom and will enjoy seeing her writhing. Pooja returns home. Amma asks what did Kabir say, what does he want. Pooja asks to start her and Kabir’s wedding arrangements as this is Kabir’s demand to free her mother. Suman knowing about this panics and warns Kabir to dare not do this mistake. Dadaji backs her. Kabir says he has to end Pooja’s revenge sag and their silence is their approval, so they should start wedding arrangements.
Next morning, Kabir enters Pooja’s house dancing with band baaja/musicians and his family. Chanda with her usual overacting asks Kabir what is happening. He says it is his and Pooja’s engagement today. She also dances with him. Pooja walks out wearing black dress. Ranjeet and Chopra watches standing aside. Rani returns home. Kabir says good she came, else people would have badmouthed that she didn’t attend her sister’s wedding. Rani walks to Pooja and says she must be marrying Kabir with a reason. Pooja hugs Rani and informs that maa is alive. Rani acts as happy and thinks they had accepted mom as dead and if she cannot get Kabir, she will not let anyone else also to get him. Kabir’s dance continues. Chopra warns him. Kabir warns to not interfere between bosses. Pooja backs him. Kabir asks his family to enter house. They all enter house reminiscing Pooja kicking them out of their own house.
Pandit comes to perform Kabir and Pooja’s engagement and asks Pooja to get ready like a bride. Pooja asks what difference does it make, it is just a ritual. Kabir says she should get ready and asks Sonali to give bridal dress to her bhabhi and tell everyone that her brother selected this beautiful color. Rani takes Pooja in and says she shouldn’t marry Kabir. Pooja says she will not, but has to save mom from Kabir somehow. Rani thinks she doesn’t care if mom is alive or dead, she shouldn’t marry Kabir as Kabir is hers.Ranjeet and Chopra guide workers in decorating house. Chanda scolds them to do their job properly. Kabir asks Sonali if she gave medicines to Pooja’s mother as they should take good care of her. Sonali says she did already.
Pooja walks in wearing Kabir’s gifted dress. Kabir says she is looking gorgeous and asks Pandit to start engagement rituals. Pandit asks them to exchange rings.. Pooja angrily fixes ring in Kabir’s hand. Pandit asks to dorn veil on bride. Kabir asks Suman to do the honors. She angrily does. Pandit says rituals are complete now. Kabir says without elder’s blessings how can engagement complete, they will take amma, dadaji and maa’s blessings; he forces Pooja to take their blessings. Chanda insists to touch even her feet. Kabir orders Pooja to touch even Chanda’s feet. Pooja does and asks to get out it rituals are done. Kabir says his family will stay here for 2 days till the wedding. Pooja gets angry and thinks how will she find her mother within 2 days. Suman confronts Kabir and asks if he melted down seeing Pooja’s tears and forgot his revenge saga. He says fire sets off with water.
Pooja prays god to keep her mother safe. Orphanage children walk to pooja and asks if she will not celebrate 15th August with them. Amma says Pooja is not well, so she cannot come. Pooja says she will and hoisting flag takes oath to protect her motherland from antisocial elements. At night, Pooja hides in Kabir’s room cupboard to find out where he has kept her mother. Kabir walks in speaking over phone and opens cupboard and she falls on him. He says he knew she is hiding here. Chanda brings family and alleges that Pooja acts as hating Kabir during day and enters his room at night.