Strange Love 1 August 2021: The Episode starts with Shlok coming to Astha. She gets shocked and asks Sid to hide. Thye have a talk about Jyoti. He says I thoguth something and walks towards the pillar behind which Sid is hiding. She gets tensed as Sid moves away. Shlok leaves. Sid runs out. Astha thinks she trusts Shlok, but he trusts Baba the most, don’t know what is he thinking about him. Niranjan is thinking what will Shlok decide. Shlok comes to talks to Niranjan. Niranjan fools him, with his words and says he loves Jyoti the most, I feel Abhay has really changed. Astha tries to hear them. He asks Shlok does he not agree to him. Shlok says no, nothing like that, if you feel Jyoti should go back to Abhay, then …. Abhay can’t change, he does not deserve her, I m sorry, if you feel I m going against you, no, I m going against Abhay.
Niranjan supports Shlok and says he is right, as he is Jyoti’s brother. He asks him to test Abhay and then tell him what he wants. Shlok agrees to this. Niranjan says if Abhay can change your decision, only then I will send Jyoti with him, else not.Astha thinks she was afraid of this, Niranjan has made Shlok do what he wants, Abhay can do any acting and try to win their hearts, I have to talk to Shlok, we can’t send Jyoti with Abhay. Sid comes home ad sees Renuka sleeping. He thinks to tell her everything about him and Jyoti, as its serious, he can’t leave Jyoti with Abhay now.
Astha thinks what to do, shall I tell Shlok about Sid, no. Shlok comes and she asks him what Baba said. Shlok says about testing Abhay, as everybody deserves a second chance. Astha says we can’t test him, as he changes color every moment, he is very smart and will show passing in test. She says its about Jyoti and Anaya’s life, only she has the right to test him, her decision matters, you and Baba can’t decide this. He gets angry and says we also worry for her, Jyoti is behaving like this all because of your support, she always obeyed us, don’t worry about her, we are here to bother for her. He goes to washroom. She says I have to do something and save Jyoti from Abhay.
Astha comes to Anjali. Anjali asks why is she upset, did she argue with Shlok. Astha says Shlok wants to test Abhay on Baba’s saying, we have to do something. Baba has influenced him, we have to do something to make Jyoti stay here. Anjali says Niranjan is such man who takes the rights of a daughter to stay in her Maayka, I have given her much pain and now want to give her only happiness. She holds Astha’s hand.
Astha calls Ajju and talks to her. She says she needs her help. Ajju says say sometjing. Niranjan comes there. Astha says I will leave Jyoti to your house, if anything happens here. Astha turns and sees Niranjan. She gets tensed. She stops him and says you regard me daughter right, I really don’t want Jyoti to go with Abhay, he is not a good guy. He says are you saying or ordering me. She says I m requesting. He asks her to follow the house’s traditions, else till when will he wait for her to be right. He says this is your Sasuraal and be as bahu, not a daughter. She says yes, I did not move back from my bahu’s duties, so I m saying Jyoti won’t go.
He says be in your limits, I promise you Jyoti will go with Abhay, this is my command and my duty, I hope you will obey me, as my command can’t be change by anyone. He says women are just like plants, to be used to decorate the house, so be happy with what you got. He plucks the leaves and says its dull, maybe it did not get water, see, its in so much pain, but it can’t tell anyone its pain, and ….. he plucks the whole plant from the soil pot and says not even if anyone takes off its roots and throws it. He keeps his foot on the plant and suppresses it. Astha looks on understanding his evil nature.He says its here by my wish, it can be here till I wish, when I want I can throw it and take it under my feet. He leaves. Astha goes to the plant and puts the soil and plant back in the pot. She cares for the plant adding extra soil and water. She says the one who can’t bend, feels the lower ones are weak. She says the plant is capable to strengthen its roots when it grows up, that is survives the wind like you, I will make you helpless to praise this later. She says I did not forget my values and won’t go out of my limits, but its about Jyoti’s life, she has bear a lot, not anymore.
Astha keeps the plant back. Shlok talks to Jyoti and she scolds him for sending her to Abhay. She says I know one thing about him, that he can never change, he wanted to have a son from me, and wanted money from us. She says the money you sent, he always took it, he has beaten me and locked me in store room, they did not give me a roti for many days, you want to give him another chance. Shlok says calm down, listen to me. I m not sending you there, but giving him second chance, if he hurts you, I will not leave him. He asks her to trust him, why will he wish bad for her, if Baba is saying this, he might have thought well.
Astha comes and hears this. He says we will be careful and keep checking you. He says you have broken his courage by sending him jail, this time I will check did he change, try to understand. Jyoti says you understand and cries. She leaves. Astha says see her, she is so scared, she needs our love and support. Shlok scolds her again for not understanding Baba’s feelings, stay away, as what I m doing is right. He leaves. Astha says why are you not understanding Shlok, your love for Baba made you blind. Sid seeing Renuka in happy mood and thinks to tell her about Jyoti. She asks why is he applying cheese to her. He says I like a girl and she becomes very happy. She asks is she fair and beautiful. He says yes. She says I m very happy, I will go to Lord and thank him. He says but that girl……… She says I m happy as it’s a girl. She leaves. He says she will be happy when she meets Jyoti. Niranjan is his study and talks to himself.
He says Jyoti has to go with Abhay, Astha will get a slap by this and she won’t dare to see higher then, a wife has to be at her husband’s house. He says a man knows very well a woman’s place is at his feet and how to keep her as a mute animal, Jyoti is saying a lot these days and this is not right, Abhay knows how to control her.Jyoti cries in her room thinking how Abhay used to torture her. She gets scared and holds the end of the bed cover. She gets Sid’s call and he asks why are you crying, wipe your tears, do you trust me. She says yes. He says I won’t let you go back to Abhay, you are only mine, and Abhay does not have strength to take you from me. She says I m afraid of Shlok and Niranjan, they want me to go back. He says Astha is with us, don’t worry, trust me, leave everything on me. He says Astha will think of any solution, else I will take you very far, where you, me and our daughter. She says I will end the call now. Sid says what to do, to end all her worries.
Renuka comes home and tells Sid that she has bought good jewellery for her bahu, and he should get the bangle size, so that she can buy bangles for her. Sid says no, she just delivered the baby, she does not like bangles or jewellery. She is shocked and asks is this Jyoti, Astha’s Nanand, who has run away from her husband. He says she run away as her husband used to torture her. I really love Jyoti. She scolds him and says she is married and have a daughter, how can you marry her, I won’t accept her as my bahu, no way, I did not expect this from you. She says Kalindi, Astha and Ajju have trapped you, you won’t get permission to marry her, never. Shlok talks to a man and he says he will do his work today. Shlok cancels all his meetings and thinks he will take Astha with him, so that she can see the truth with her eyes.
Astha comes to Jyoti and sees her upset. She tries to cheer her up and asks her to have lunch, as she made her fav Sabudana khichdi. Jyoti says she does not want to. Astha says for Anaya’s sake, please have some. Jyoti cries and hugs her. Jyoti asks when will everyone get fine. I m losing strength. Astha says yes, how will you be strong if you don’t have food. She asks Jyoti to take tough decision, so that everyone knows its your life and no one has a right on you, if you become strong and decide you won’t go with Abhay, no one will dare to force you.
Jyoti says yes, you are right, if we want change, we have to bring it first, I decided what I want to do. Astha says I will always support you. She makes Jyoti have the food. Bua sweeps the house and says I don’t have money to have food and pay electricity bill. The man comes whom Shlok has sent, and says I came from marriage bureau, it’s a NRI girl proposal, you can meet them if you are interested, she is very rich, you have asked for such proposal and its same. Abhay comes and asks whats happening. Bua and the man tells him about the rich girl who likes him a lot. Abhay sees her visiting card and is ready to meet the girl in evening. Bua says we will come and asks Abhay to get groomed well. Abhay says sure Bua.Astha is in her room talking to herself about Jyoti. Shlok comes and gets a call. He says oh, he got ready, fine, I m coming. He asks Astha to get ready, as they have to go in meeting about new project. She says are you serious, its tension at home, no. He says come, its important. She thinks what is he upto. He says come. She asks where are we going. He says how much do you question, come on. They leave. Niranjan asks his staff man about Shlok. The man says Shlok went out, he cancelled his meeting and was talking to some marriage bureau man. Niranjan is puzzled and thinks marriage bureau?
Bua praises Abhay to the girl and her family. The man says she is very rich and have much property. They ask for Abhay. Bua says he is busy in his work meetings, I told him to cancel it, but he said meeting first. Abhay comes and greets them well. Bua says she likes the girl, now you say Abhay. Shlok and Astha come there. Astha asks is the meeting here. He says just see. She sees Abhay and those people and says this is………. He says Abhay came here to meet the girl and her family, I arranged all this to see he changed or not. The girl’s dad says we like Abhay and will give him a bungalow. Bua says we are also ready, Abhay tell something.
Abhay starts his acting and says Bua enough, I won’t come in your plan, I did not think you will fall so low for money. He apologizes to those people and says I can’t marry her, though she is nice, as I m married, and have a daughter, I love my wife a lot. Shlok and Astha hear this. Abhay says lets go Bua. Bua says but…. He takes her and leaves. Astha says he was acting, don’t tell me you believe him, what are you thinking. Niranjan calls Shlok and Shlok says I m coming to you. Shlok tells Astha to go home and he ahs to go to office, we will talk later.
Bua scolds Abhay for doing this. Abhay says I m not a fool, we have saved ourselves from falling in Shlok’s trap. He says Niranjan called me and informed me this. The FB scene shows Niranjan telling Abhay to take Jyoti back, and he has to change, how can he go to see another girl being married. He says Shlok is keeping an eye on you, he is testing you, I told Shlok to test you and I hope you pass it. Abhay says its good Baba called me, else we would have lost. We have to be careful now.