In an attempt to meet the prince, Nisa and Abul Hasan ride to the palace. Salim meets Akbar before the Jharoka darshan and pleads for his love only to realize that he is talking to Akbar’s imposter. Nisa watches Salim and Akbar and is hopeful that things will soon be alright. Abul Fazl warns Salim that Akbar has ordered for Nisa to be beheaded if Salim does not put the infamous affair behind him. Nisa waits for Salim but meets Koka instead who tells her that Salim has chosen the imperial throne over her. Sad and crestfallen, Nisa gets married to Ali Quli.