Akbar gets restless after reading the letter regarding Chand Begum and orders Adgah to conduct a thorough search throughout the ashram. Shehnaaz on the other hand continues to misunderstand Akbar and thinks he is responsible for her mother's disappearance. She decides to enter the prison area to search for her mother. Meanwhile, the hakim that had earlier said that Rukaiyaa cannot ever give birth to a baby is surprised to know that Rukaiyaa is pregnant. Akbar hears the hakim's doubt and decides to confirm the doubts. The hakim gives Akbar a portion that she wants Akbar to give Rukaiyaa to test if she is really pregnant. Will Akbar find out the truth?
Jodha Akbar is a sixteenth century love story about a political marriage of convenience saga between a Mughal emperor, Akbar, and a Rajput princess, Jodhaa. But much more then that it's the marriage of contrasts.