Reach for the Stars 21 April 2020: Raghav calls Kalpi and says i need coffee. She says should I send it ? He says no lets meet in cafeteria. Come there with the file we need to talk.
Kamla is on her way in the auto. She says I can’t tell this to Vitthal. She stops at a place and starts walking on the road. Vitthal sees her and calls her name. She is feared what will she say to Vitthal. She turns back but his truck has left. She says he must have seen me.
Pakhi says I can know all Raghav; dislikes and like from sammy. She asks him what does Raghav likes about girls ? he says why are you asking ? She says you should know about your boss. he says Raghav likes desi dresses sari all those indian dresses. She says he doens’t look like the. Sammy says but opposite attracts you. She thinks oh I know now.
Raghav is waiting for Kalpi in the cafeteria. He says she is still not here I should go and talk to her. He is about to open the door when Kalpi opens it and it hits his forehead. Kalpi says oh my God are you okay sir. She takes him in and does icing on his forehead. He smiles and says i am okay.
They sit together. Kalpi says I wanna talk about the mehta project. He says we will talk about that later can we go out on lunch. If you have no problem ? She says I have to get the presentation ready. He says okay then we can go on the dinner. She says I have to go home. He says then breakfast tomorrow She says I makes it for me. he says lunch tomorrow ? She says Ai gives me lunch box. He says okay we can talk here. She says I have to get the presentation ready and she leaves. Raghav smiles. Kalpi goes and sits on her desk. Raghav comes upstairs. He stands near Kalpi’s desk.
Sammy comes to Kalpi and says take the documents we are going out for the meeting. Raghav wants to have lunch with entire team.
Kalpi presents the project. The clients are so impressed. They go out for lunch. He serves Mehta everything. Raghav wonders did Kalpi like the food or not. He orders something Indian vegetarian so Kalpi can enjoy the lunch. He smiles at her. Mr Mehta says he has to leave. Sammy goes out to see him off. Kalpi and Raghav are alone now. Kalpi wonders can she take her lunch box out here. He says do you like it ? She says it should have been more spicy. He says no this is spicy enough.
What can be more ? She says wait a minute. She serves him from her lunch box and says try this sir. He smiles and then starts coughing. He says its too good. She says do you need more ? He says yeah why not. She says i don’t think this suits you. He says no I like it a lot. Kalpi gives him chocolate and says this is the desert in the end. She says I don’t think you will eat it. He takes the chocolate and says we aren’t that different. She says can we go back? He says yeah lets go. The waiter gives holi gift to them. Its a heart shaped box with colors in it. He says this heart belongs to you. I mean I don’t like colors. She takes the box.
Kamla comes out of a house. She locks it and says I will control everything. She goes back. She comes out of the street and looks back at the locked door.
Raghav and Kalpi are walking on the road. He says in his my why you never let get tell you what I want. Kalpi thinks sir I know what you wanna say but we are two different people. Suddenly his hand touches hers a little. She looks in his eyes he smiles. She has started walking towards the bus stop. He asks where are you going ? She says to the bus stop.
He says I will drop you whats the problem with that. Last time Ai baba saw you car. What if someone asks me. Don’t mind but these small things matter. He says I don’t think there is any such thing. You will be home comfortably. She asks can you leave your comfort zone. He says what you mean ? She says try my transport you will know the differnce between us. She leaves and stands in the lane.
Kamla enters home. Vitthal says welcome. Where were you ? I asked Pakiya ? Kamla wonders should she tell the truth or not. She is about to say when Vitthal says i know. He puts flowers in her hair. He says my love and respect for you growing with age. I see you everywhere. I saw a woman and thought its you. My mate said every woman is not Kamla. if it were you, you would have turned. Kamla thinks forgive me Vitthal. What should I do I have to go nback in the evening.
Kalpi is in lane. She turns and sees Raghav standing in the bus line. She asks him what are you doing here ? He says my car is broken. She says you should go from auto. He says I don’t like them. Do you have any problem if I use your transport ? I used to travel from bus in Mumbai. SHe thinks travel once from Mumbai’s bus you will forget America’s. His handkerchief falls on the ground. Kalpi gives him hers. He says I will return it to you.
The bus comes and people run towards it. Raghav says we should wait for the other one. Kalpi says no we can’t. Kalpi and Raghav stand in the bus. He says sorry for tripping over her a little. He protects Kalpi from other men. He says what is it. Ragahv gives credit card for the ticket. He says this is india’s bus. He gives cash but the conductor says we don’t have change for that. Kalpi gives the money. She says one andheri and one Bandra. He says no make it two andheri. Kalpi says this bus goes to Bandra as well. A seat gets free.
Kalpi says sit here sir. He says how can I sit when you are standing. Sit please. She gets out on her stop. He follows her and says I will get a cab from here. How do you travel this way ? its not safe and its not hygienic. I was suffocating. She says did you see that we are different ? This thing thats inhumane for you is my life line. Anyways take care bye. Kalpi enters the chowl thinking about him, she smiles.
She goes to temple and says you know everything. I don’t know if its right or not. She me some direction. She hears her name . Its Pakiya. She sees him. He says I am God. She says are you really ? I am so worried for my brother. Let me beta him with a stick. Kalpi goes to him and runs after him with a stick.
Kamla goes to that place again. A woman is there. She says you are here. Sit there in front of me not with me. Kamla sits there. She looks nervous. Kamla says everything will be okay. She asks who are you ? Kamla says I am Kamla Yadav. I brought you the food. She takes out the lunch box. Kamal opens it up but the lady goes out.
The lady runs on the road and Kamla runs after her. She says God I hope no one sees her. Suddenly she stops at a place. She asks when did you come and why are you so tired ? Kamla says just now. I was running. She says have you brought something to eat ? She says why aren’t you giving me ? Kamla says its at home. They both leave.
Ragahv says Kalpi should come with me today. I won’t go from the bus. Sammy says I heard love makes you useless but you are working extra. Raghav says I go to office daily. He says yeah but its holiday today for holi. He says as you don’t like colors you won’t go out for 2 days. Raghav says tell me how should I meet Kalpi. Its important to talk to her. Sammy says I couldn’t lunch to give you time. Raghav says she always denies. Sammy says give her a little time. Raghav says I don’t wait for anyone I have to talk to her today.
Kamla makes the colorful designs called rangoli outside the house. Kalpi takes a picture of both of them. She calls Pakiya up to take her picture with Vitthal and kamla. Sammy calls her and asks for a file. She says yeah its in my locker. S she has to go to the office. Pakhi comes to the chowl. She says Kamla maa what should one do when he is alone at holi. Kamla says whom are you talking about ? She says Raghav. He is alone. He will come if you ask him to. Pakhi calls him, He is on his way. Pakhi says i am here with Kamla maa at the chowl. Everyone wants you to be here. Raghav says I don’t play Holi, I hate colors. Pakhi says please sir come for a while. We can call sammy sir here. Raghav says okay but no one will color me. kamal says I will make his favorite vegetable. Pakhi asks Kamla to tell her how to make it. Kamla says yeah sure.