Once there was a king 5 July 2022: Raaj tells Rani that Vasundra has kept Sunanda hostage with her.There, Vasundra comes to the secret room where Sunanda had been tied to the chair.Rani panics about Sunanda, Raaj assures that together they will find Sunanda, Rani must trust him.There, Sunanda asks for water. Vasundra brings a glass filled with water and spills it nearby. Vasundra was Sunanda stare at her and clutches her face saying she would make her suffer much now and would also not spare her daughter as she snatched her son from her. She ties Sunanda’s mouth again and leaves.
Raaj tells Rani that Vasundra is a very cunning lady, they must make Vasundra reveal herself where she kept Sunanda. Rani shares an idea with Raaj.
Vasundra comes out of the secret room. Raaj and Rani had come across the corridor together. They drop a vase in the way. Vasundra was alert wondering if someone saw her here. She thinks about being cautious as someone was here. Raaj and Rani had hidden behind a curtain in the corridor. Vasundra comes to the corridor, she looks around. Rani gets a sneeze but Raaj clutches her nose. They come out when Vasundra had left but Raaj drags her back again. They hold each other’s face. The curtain fell off over them. Doshi had come from behind.
Raaj cheers they were saved. Doshi asks Rani what she is doing with the stranger. Rani tells Doshi about the truth. Doshi hugs Raaj and was relieved Raaj is with them. They get to their rooms.
The next morning, Rani wakes up in the room. She hears Vasundra speaking in her room. Vasundra says it’s so peaceful watching someone sleep this way. Rani was alert. Vasundra says she came to surprise Rani just as she surprised her. She brings something for Rani to eat. She says it’s her birthday and wanted to give her some sweet. Rani wonders what must be mixed with it, what if she kidnaps her like her mom. Rani stuffs Vasundra’s mouth with a spoonful of the sweet and says it’s her birthday. Vasundra says Rani would get a special gift for the way she took her away from her son, her family would strive for death even and she would get the desirable peace only then.
She turns to warn Rani it’s only a beginning of the game, it’s her birthday but Rani would never forget the day. Rani was sure to make Vasundra lose her own game.
On the breakfast table, Raaj sings for Vasundra wishing her. Vasundra thanks them saying she doesn’t feel as if her family isn’t with her. Preiti notices the bowl in her hand. Vasundra says she made this with her own hands, her son loves this and always demanded for it. Raaj takes a bite saying he is also like his son. He holds her hand saying Vasundra gave him a new life, he owes a lot to Vasundra. He announces they would celebrate Vasundra’s birthday and promises her a gift. He hugs Vasundra and gives a thumbs up to Rani standing behind.
Raaj brings Vasundra blindfolded to the cake. He removes the cloth piece off her eyes and show her a trunk covered with red cloth. Vasundra asks what this is. Raaj hands Vasundra the key to the trunk and says this is Royal Fortune, he and Rani decided to gift it to her. Vasundra objects this belongs to Rani. Raaj says what’s Rani is his, and what’s his belongs to Vasundra. Vasundra hugs Raaj thanking Shera, Raaj speaks as Shera that this was what he always wanted her to get. He wish Rani comes before Vasundra can open the trunk. Rani calls from upstairs to stop. She says Vasundra can’t open this. Anandi asks why? Raaj was also in disbelief. Rani says she is saying what’s written in the will, it says she can sale or gift this fortune but her mother’s signatures are needed for the purpose. She can’t do anything against her mother’s will.
Rani tells Vasundra to wait until Sunanda returns, as she is helpless by then. She comes to Raaj and assures she would name the fortune after Vasundra as soon as Sunanda returns. Both smile victoriously as Rani winks towards Raaj. Rani asks Vasundra for the keys which she puts over Rani’s hand. Rani instructs the servants to take the trunk back to its place.
In the room, Vasundra was enraged and throws everything around on floor. She says Rani again turned into a hurdle of her way. Rani stood on her door and boasts she again saved the fortune from Vasundra and defeated her. If she thought about taking advantage of Raaj’s memory loss. She says until Sunanda returns she would decide about the fortune, but for now her dream has shattered.
She hands Vasundra a paper and offers her to discuss any of her problems with her. She turns around and compliments her sweet halwa. Vasundra stops her and say Rani can never defeat her, she would get the fortune within next 24 hours.
In the evening, Raaj discuss with Rani and Doshi that they must wait for Vasundra to get entrapped and they can reach Sunanda. He sends Doshi to sleep as well. Doshi teases that he was thinking to sleep here, Raaj was offensive while Rani laughs. He tries to make Doshi up to leave the room and finally pushes him out of the door. Rani laughs as Raaj forwards towards her, she runs from hm. Both play until finally Raaj grabs Rani. He lay over her on the floor and kiss her.
Vasundra was rocking on her easy chair in the room. She says she knows well what Rani is capable of, but Rani can never judge what she has already done. She laughs victoriously.There in the room, Rani tells Raaj she always want him to chase her like this, and Raaj holds her. Raaj assures once Vasundra is away their live would be a dream one.Doshi was waiting for Vasundra to come outside her room. Rani and Raaj also followed her across the corridor. Rani and Raaj wonder why Vasundra didn’t go outside, they follow Vasundra towards the room with Raaj’s photo. Both wonder what is Vasundra doing near the photo.
Vasundra turns the lights of the room off. Raaj gets a candle, they look inside but Vasundra was nowhere. They wonder where Vasundra can disappear. Rani wonders if there is some secret doorway. Doshi joins them and says he was thinking why Vasundra didn’t go out. Rani suggests Vasundra must have kept Sunanda inside the house. Raaj denies the idea. Vasundra watches them together, she wonders what Shera is doing with them. She decides to be more cautious and talk to Shera about it.At the breakfast table Chitra and Anandi tell Rani to fast today and prepare food for Pandits. Raaj comes and say Rani doesn’t need to fast for him. Rani insists she would fast and prepare food for Brahmans as well.
Rani and family pray in the temple. There at the store room, Sunanda finds the broken glass pieces new the chair. She moves and fell down the floor with the chair. In the temple, Vasundra cheerfully thinks what Rani wants from God lies with her. Sunanda reaches a piece of broken glass and cut the rope of her hands. Rani brings Prasad for Vasundra. Sunanda had successfully cut the rope typing her hand. After everyone had left, Rani hears the blow of a wind.There, Sunanda stands up in the secret room, freed.Rani prays for a way to find Sunanda.Sunanda had walked outside the secret room. She comes behind Rani who was busy in prayers and didn’t look behind. Sunanda was unable to speak and fell over the floor.
Rani prays for strength for Sunanda to fight all the odds. Vasundra has reached from behind, she clutches Sunanda’s mouth and takes her aside. Rani senses someone present behind the curtains but when she reaches there, Vasundra had already taken Sunanda away.
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