Malishka and Lakshmi argue outside the courthouse and Aayush rebukes Malishka for interfering between Rishi and Lakshmi. Neelam expresses her disappointment to Virendra. Malishka asks Rishi if he loves Lakshmi.
Aayush supports Lakshmi, who argues against Malishka. Malishka insults Aayush as well, who rebukes her and questions her behaviour and her presence in their home. Later, Malishka asks Rishi if he loves Lakshmi.
Monish holds Lakshmi and the others captive and announces that he is counting down to 10 and calls Rishi to him. Malishka stops Rishi but he mentions that he will do anything for Lakshmi. Malishka hits him on the head.