In the previous episode of Kumkum Bhagya, Rhea tells Prachi that Ranbeer has always been hers and that she should remove any notions about being Ranbeer’s wife from her mind. Prachi is rendered speechless due to Rhea’s taunting words and fails to confront her. Meanwhile, Ranbeer encourages Jay’s interest in Sahana and leaves them together to bond with each other. As he walks away, the ‘paranda’ in Prachi’s hair hits him in the eye and Prachi gets concerned on seeing him in pain. She applies a warm compression on his eye to soothe him and Rhea fumes on seeing them together. When Prachi tries to act nonchalant about her concern and speaks bitterly to him, Ranbeer accuses her of walking out on their relationship. Later, Rhea drags Prachi and confronts her. Furious, Prachi calls her out on being insecure and promises to slap Rhea if she manhandles her again. Alia witnesses the duo’s altercation and fears about Ranbeer and Prachi reuniting. She approaches Pallavi with her fears and tells her to do something which will drive Ranbeer towards Rhea. Meanwhile, Ranbeer, Sahana and Vikram plan a game of musical chairs and Rhea announces that the winner with get a chance to hug Ranbeer. Later, Rhea challenges Prachi that she will win the game and hug Ranbeer in front of her. On being encouraged by Sahana and Daljeet, Prachi resolves to defeat Rhea.
In the next episode of Kumkum Bhagya, Ranbeer tells Prachi that he will hug her not because he wants to, but because she won the game. Rhea fumes on seeing Prachi and Ranbeer locked in an embrace and the sight concerns Pallavi and Alia as well. Later, Rhea shames Prachi for hugging her husband in front of everyone. However, Prachi does not take the insult lying down and suggests that she only did what was a part of the game.