Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani 22nd July 2016 Written Episode
Rani walks to her old house, wondering what surprise Raja planned. Someone blind folds Rani, she says she has been dying to see him. It comes out to be Jeewan smiling, he wish her birthday. He accepts to be angry but couldn’t forget his friend’s birthday. Rani wonders how he know about this, Jeewan says he know his friends well and is aware his sweetest memories are associated with this place. Rani looks around, Jeewan asks if she feels bad that he and not Raaj is saying this all. Jeewan asks Rani to celebrate, as Raja has passed today. Rani inquires about his result, Jeewan says he got a compartment in the exam he didn’t take. Rani demands why he left that exam, although he had hotel project linked to it. Jeewan says for him, she and her friendship is important than this project. He
might get many projects, but not a friend like her. He only wants to see her happy and can go to any extent for that. Rani watches Raaj Mata and Raja standing behind and excitedly go to greet them, Raaj Mata says her Raja brought her here. Raja says he thought a lot about a gift, then thought this would be the best gift. Jeewan wipes his tears behind and leaves. Rani turns to introduce Raaj Mata to Jeewan but he had left already. Raja stops Rani and asks her to spend her time with Raaj Mata. Rani asks Raaj Mata if she remember this place, but she didn’t recognize. Rani reminds her of her childhood. Raaj Mata wonders how her son and daughter in law could keep her here. Raja takes their attention to cake. Raaj Mata tells Raja she has to return tomorrow, will he take her? Raja says no, from today she and Rani will live here. Rani makes Raaj Mata comfortable and goes behind Raja.
In the lounge, Rani watches the decorations of the hall. Raja comes from behind, he hands her a box to open. It was a small pendant, Raja qualifies it’s for her as a memorandum of their friendship. Rani allows Raja to put it around her neck. He collects her tears in his hand, and says never from today. He presents her a bunch of rose, each one for the ten birthdays she spent without him. He brings her a dress and demands her to wear it for him. Rani comes draped in a red embellished dress. He drapes her head with the pallu behind and says he always wanted to see her this way, innocent and beautiful, a lot of time has spent but today he can tell her what she means to him. He comes close to kiss her, she gets away then hugs him tightly. Raja says she is his only, Rani says yes for him always. She then straightens up and says it’s too late, he must go. Raja confirms thrice before leaving, then turns to send her a flying kiss. A file lay on the table.
Next morning, Rani comes across Jeewan. She complains he left without informing, Jeewan asks if she even noticed. She can never see anything in front of Raja, Rani minds that she wanted to introduce him to her Dadu. Jeewan wish Raja comes out to be what Rani is thinking, he hopes all the misunderstanding in Raja’s heart are figured out. He eyes the file in Rani’s hand.
Rani comes to Raja’s room where he had been tossing balls. She knocks at the door, he reads a poetic verse with his eyes shut. She suggests him to be an actor, he was ready to go had someone not stopped him. She brings the file, Raja says he thought about getting it signed. Rani asks if she reads the papers once, would he dislike; her Dadu taught her to read the papers once before signing. Raja says he would definitely dislike if she doesn’t read, then keeps the file aside saying she has been appointed as Project Head, she will get everything she needs for the project. She will be an important part of this project, she is, was and will be his. He asks Rani to read, Rani says she has read anything. Raja eyes her signing the papers. Rani assures him to do whatever he would ask her for. He gets closer again, Rani stops him. Raja says he said so. Rani invites him for dinner tonight.
At night, Rani was waiting for Raja at 8 pm. Raaj Mata asks why is she waiting so intently for Raja today, she narrates her own story, when she was eighteen once her grandfather came to her home. Her mother knew the truth watching her restlessness. She know Rani loves Raja and Raja also loves her. There is a knock at the door, a guard comes with a bouquet. Rani suspected.
PRECAP: Bindu and Raja were at Rani’s place. Bindu recognizes a pendant as here, Raja says he found it fallen in the palace and picked it up.