Salim sends Nisa a beautiful bracelet and later meets Nisa at the Meena Bazaar to sneak her away. This romance begins making the rounds of the rumor mill and it isn’t long before everyone in the Zenana is talking about it. Mahabat and Koka find out that it was Nisa who had advised Salim to let Daniyaal have the Deccan campaign and they are livid. It becomes apparent to them that Salim’s attraction towards Nisa is not merely physical. They are flabbergasted to learn that Salim is taking political and strategic advice from a woman. Both decide to take action. Mahabat sends Hoshiyaar Khan to Jagat Gosini and requests a secret meeting with her.