Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani 23rd March 2016 Written Episode
Savitri asks Rana ji what it that he is singing today is. Rana ji says that he feels peaceful today. Savitri thinks from today he will always be at peace. Rana ji asks why she is smiling, she says she recalls a story her mother told her. Rana ji says he wants to hear it. Savitri cheers.
Rajeshwari comes to find Bari Rani Maa in her room and asks what she came for. Bari Rani Maa says an owner always gives her pet cat a chance and doesn’t remove the strip off her neck, even if she scratches her. Rajeshwari says she is the one who had shed her father and step sibling’s blood along with her brother. Rajeshwari says they will have a good confrontation. Bari Rani Maa clutches her jaw and says fighting is always among equal ones. Rajeshwari will only get punished. She leaves.
Savitri tells Rana ji that there was a prince who always did justice. Once, two wives came to him and fought about a son. The prince had to decide and asks them to drag the boy, they did so. The boy started crying, one of the wives couldn’t see him upset and leaves his hand. The other one was happy about her victory. The prince understood, a mother can’t see a son in pain. Rana ji tells her a story, once a monkey and its mother lived in a well. One day when it rained, the mother kept a foot on the head of monkey and flees. He says he doesn’t want to hear about Gayatri and Raaj Mata. He tells Gayatri to prepare his golf set, he will go to play golf today. Savitri thinks he must forgive her, he is going to make him meet Raaj Mata today.
Savitri shouts at an old woman on the door of palace that Rana ji won’t meet her. Rana ji watches this from upstairs and comes down. Savitri says this is the mother of the servant who was caught stealing. Rana ji says he doesn’t want to listen to her, the lady gets to his feet and tells him her son did the theft, but for her. She is really ill and there are a lot of expenses on her medication that her son was unable to bear. She was ready to get herself hanged for the freedom of her son. Rana ji frees her and her son, and tells her this palace will bear all the expenses of her medication. Rana ji asks Savitri if all mothers are same. Savitri says yes, and all sons are like him. He says no, his mother is different, she planned his death with Gayatri. Savitri asks if it is written in Geeta, or did he hear Gayatri and Raaj Mata speaking to each other about it. He has never allowed Raaj mata to clarify herself, when Ram ji will ask him about it; he must not complain. Rana ji tells his guards he wants to meet Raaj Mata. On the palace door, Rajeshwari asks Rana ji where he is going. Rana ji says he is going to Raaj Mata, Rajeshwari says she is a liar and a betrayer. Rana ji says Rajeshwari is also a liar, he is talking to her; now he wants to give a chance to his mother as well.
Rana ji and Savitri comes to meet Raaj Mata. Raaj Mata holds him by arms, and cries hugging him.
Bari Rani Maa says to Kokilla that they must now kill Rajeshwari. Rajeshwari comes worried and tells them Rana ji went to meet Raaj Mata. Bari Rani Maa and Kokilla were talking harsh but Rajeshwari asks them to solve this problem right now, in spite of fighting. Kokilla wonders how this is happening. Bari Rani Maa says if Rana ji wants to meet Raaj Mata, this means he is getting well; it is now time to bring a huge storm in his life.
Rana ji was about to hug Raaj mata back, then clutches his hand without keeping it on her back. Raaj Mata cries and asks if he really came to meet his mom. Rana ji says a prince has punished her, a son cannot end the punishment but can make sure his mother doesn’t get any pain in the jail. Raaj Mata says a mother’s happiness is never in her own ease, it is in the happiness of her children. She says if for once, Rana ji will not listen to Rajeshwari but his heart he will realize that Gayatri is innocent. Rana ji says he came to talk to his mother here, but she consider herself more of Gayatri’s mother in law. Rana ji goes out of the jail, Savitri comes out too. He locks Raaj Mata again. Savitri stops Rana ji and says he said he will listen to Raaj mata. She says he must have heard once why she was siding Gayatri, why he doesn’t care for him and is on his killer’s side. Rana ji shouts that he has spent the whole life here, if she cared for him she wouldn’t have traded with Gayatri before as well. She was always interested in becoming a Raaj Mata than a mother. He says it hurts when he watches his mother holding the arrows that hurt him. Savitri shouts his name, he was being attacked by a veiled man. Rana ji catches the man and asks whom he works for. The man says he is Behlul Singh. He recalls Rajeshwari had bribed him for this and tells Rana ji that Raaj Mata sent him.
PRECAP: Raaj Mata tells Gayatri that she must trap Rajeshwari in her own planning now.