Strange Love 10 April 2021: Kalindi gives Tea to Astha’s father who expresses his concern about NA involving regarding his office matters. He feels a bit tired and pressured , then he notices Kalindi also worried and asks her. She expresses her concern about Anjali’s warning about Shlok -Astha and Shlok’s increasing concern for Astha. She tells how Shlok came home for sake of work and Astha’s dad rules it off saying may be he came on work only and tells that they should believe Astha.
At same time Anjali reluctantly calls Astha’s home on insistence of NA. She invites Kalindi for a pooja in their home and Kalindi refuses because they had some work. Anjali pressures her and finally Kalindi agrees to come. As she cuts the call, kalindi expresses her worries for the way Anjali invited and thinks what’s going on in her mind.
Astha comes and asks for Anjali, but Anjali chides her that she came as soon as she got an invitation for Pooja and asks her to sit. They both sat at both the ends of table and Astha informs that she came to ask some questions for the News. Astha starts to record but Anjali didn’t let her and says sarcastically that she will answer in a way Astha remember for ever. Astha questions how was she able to manage such a big house and Anjali replies saying every woman had their qualities, she had some, Astha’s mom had some. Astha questions her and Anjali continue her tantrum saying that she wonder that there should be a course introduced in their institute to make her mom learn some qualities . Ad she continues insulting saying the course name should be “Crash Course Diploma in the way to seduce rich guys.” Astha tries to stop her and Anjali continues insulting Astha. Astha angrily replies that her values were not that, and Anjali gets up and then forces Astha to drink Cold water. Astha throws away the glass , and Anjali continues that she had the dreams to live in that house , then try to get the traditions of the house. Astha answers her saying she had no such dreams and she came there because of her job other wise she will never come in such a house which had a lot of dark ness in it, and leaves from there.
Astha enters the office remembering all the insulting words of Anjali and just them Shlok call her in. Astha goes to Shlok to give the report, but she was a bit conscious that made Shlok question her the reason. She answers that she wasn’t conscious but Shlok says that her face was mirroring that she was hiding some thing. But she again says No. Shlok sighs and closes her, she moves away from him, that made Shlok force her to sit and gives her work and shouts her to say her problem so that she can work properly, But she doesn’t answer and again he closes her. She moves from him and she says her to stay away from her. He asks her the reason and she says that he was her problem and pleads him to leave her and leave from there crying. Shlok becomes angry saying that she had to accept staying with him firmly.( I loved Ashlok’s chemistry here. )
Astha comes to her office and gives her resignation, her superordinate tries to persuade her for staying, but Astha in almost crying voice leaves from there saying that she can’t do the Job, and Her superordinate calls for some one. She was moving when Shlok grabs her hand and forcefully take her into a near by room
Shlok asks her where she’s going, but she tries to go away from there angrily and Shlok pins her to the walls, Astha glares at him and they share an eye lock. Shlok asks her why she was leaving and Astha tells him angrily that he can’t force her to stay and she tries to leave. Shlok pins her to wall and made her look at him and says her that he was speaking to her and she should look at him. She tries to look away, but he again make her look at him and says that her eyes say that she want to speak to him. She tries to make loose of his hold and she bites his hand to get loose. Then she angrily says him that she can’t even bear to live any where surrounding him and leaves from there crying. Shlok angrily looks in the way she left and says that she will close all other doors for her so that she will stay with him.
At Agnihotri mansion.. Anjali and NA invites Kiroskar family and Anjali looks at Astha, hugs her and asks her why she came even after saying not to come. Astha remains silent and she looks at Shlok who was looking at her. Shlok continue to look at her all the time and Astha try to avoid his looks.Finally they both share an eye lock. Anjali offers the prsad to them and Astha prays to god. Shlok comes beside her and Astha notices his presence and looks at him who was looking at her angrily..She looks at all who was closing their eyes and runs away from there.
Anjali seeing Kalindi in the function. She goes to Kalindi and says is everything fine at home. Kalindi says yes, all is well. Anjali says good but I was thinking how you manage the finance at home. Kalindi says we have to manage. Anjali taunts her and says Astha is also working now. She asks her to search for a groom for Astha, and they may take their help if they want. Kalindi says you don’t know us, we manage our necessities well and be happy. Niranjan is talking to Atul. Anjali looks at them and leaves. Shlok comes to Astha and she turns to see him. She goes closer to her and she moves backwards. She starts going and he holds her hands and stops her. He says I thought you can’t be away from me, so I drawn you closer to me.
Astha says I don’t like this. He pulls her towards himself. Astha looks on.
Shlok stares at her while she wants to get away from him. He says you talk a lot, but you don’t have the guts to speak what you want to. She says do you have guts. He says you know what it means. Astha says I want to say that you are trying hard and its waste, let me go. Shlok says you have to tell me. He says I know everything but want to listen from you. She says let me go. He says who is stopping you. She says leave me please. Shlok stops her again. She says I know even if I say, my heart will be broken and I will be hurt. I won’t be happy. She starts crying. She says I don’t want to dream that hurts, and if I say anything, that will mean that I dreamed. So I won’t say anything that would hurt my loved ones. Everyone see Astha and Shlok together and are shocked. Shlok sees them and leaves Astha. Astha cries and runs inside. Shlok looks at her. Kalindi and Atul bring Astha home. Atul asks Astha what was all that.
Astha says please don’t ask me anything, even I don’t know wahts going on. Kalindi scold her. Kalindi says what will people think about you. She says did you think what would have happened. Kalindi says Anjalill will taunt them now. She says you are giving the chance for people to say. Kalindi asks what is the matter. Astha says there is nothing to say. Atul asks Kalindi to trust Astha and don’t believe what they have seen. He says if she is saying there is nothing, so we should believe her. Astha thinks why did I go there, this would have not happened if I did not go. She sees the saree which Shlok gave her and gets angry. She sees the time and tales the saree. She writes something. The next morning, Shlok wakes up and someone knocks his door. The security guard comes with the parcel and says Astha has given him. Shlok sees the saree and thinks that he gave her the saree. He gets angry and throws it. He reads her letter that this saree was for the bahu of your house which I rn it being helpless, so I m returning it.
Shlok tears the letter. Kalindi asks Astha why is she not going to office. Someone comes and Astha checks the door. Mangesh comes and explains Astha that I know you left the job but you may get into legal trouble. He says give a one month period notice then leave the job. Astha says ok I will come. Anjali asks Niranjan that she wants Shlok to get married. Niranjan agrees. Anjali shows him some photos of the girls. Niranjan says you see them and take Sojal’s advice. He says you know my choice as I chose you as my life partner.
Shlok is in his room and thinks about Astha’s words. Shlok says Astha has to come for the letter’s reply. He ignites fire in his room and watches it. Anjali calls Sojal and shows the girl’s photos to her. She says give this to Shlok. Kaka says why are you after Shlok. Anjali taunts him. Kaka jokes and Anjali is annoyed. Astha comes to office and everyone laughs seeing her. Astha sees a gift kept for her and she gets embarrassed infront of everyone. She reads Shlok’s letter that Shlok has gifted her a saree. Everyone teases Astha and asks whats going on. Astha says nothing like you all are thinking. Astha goes to Shlok and keeps the gift. He says knock the door and come. She knocks the door and gets in. She asks whats all this, I don’t want any gift. He says I don’t want it back. He says you know standard. She says I know, but I also know that artificial beauty is nothing, one’s nature shows how classy he is. Shlok shows her the saree and hands it over to her. He says this is for you. She says don’t you understand I don’t want this.She gives the old saree too and says you have to take any one saree. She says I don’t want. He says I know you don’t need but you have to take one. She starts leaving. Shlok stops her and holds her. He clothes tear and she tries to slap him. Shlok stops her.