Daulatrao is proud of Kirti for supporting Shubham. He convinces Jiji Akka to have some tea and bhaji. Kirti brings tea and snacks for everyone. Meanwhile, Daulat Rao and Jiji Akka enjoy clicking selfies. Just when everyone is about to enjoy tea, Kirti asks Shubham to pass a cup of tea. Shubham's hand freezes in a paralytic way. No matter how hard he tries he cannot move one arm.
Kirti, Jiji Akka, and Bhau take him to the doctor. Jiji Akka is scared that this competition has taken a toll on Shubham's health. Kirti tries to convince her that we have to be strong and take the competition in stride. Jiji Akka refuses to stay any longer. She says that the competition is not important. Shubham's health and mental wellness is important.
Kirti recollects her conversation with Jiji Akka, that Shubham has always been terrified of competitions since his childhood. It was a phobia to lose due to challenges. Jiji Akka has always been protecting him from such high pressure and competitive environments. Kirti agrees to leave but she asks Jiji Akka if she is ok with Shubham not moving out of his comfort zone? She knows that this resilience will help him in any challenges throughout his life. Jiji Akka is very nervous about listening to Kirti's advice, but Kirti convinces her to believe in her and help Shubham find his confidence.
Kirti takes Shubham on a walk in the resort complex. She see's a lake with a boat nearby. She and Shubham get on the boat and start enjoying the ride. Shubham is worried about his arm and is distracted. Kirti's chit-chat fails to perk up his mood. She realizes an opportunity and decides to jump into the lake to make Shubham aware of his inner power. She stands on the edge of the boat and jumps in the water.
Shubham doesn't realize what exactly happened in just a fraction of seconds. he can see Kirti drowning in the water. He panics! He asks the boat rider to stop rowing. He extends his hand but he can't move. He starts calling his mom but realizes he doesn't have time. Kirti begins to sink. Shubham dives in. and pulls Kirti out. In the heat of the moment, his hand is pumped up with the courage to lift her. He doesn't even realize how his hand moved!
When he takes Kirti to shore, he asks her what happened, and Kirti says I jumped in the water. He asks her why did she do it? She points towards his hand. Shubham gasps! He is surprised to see his hand. She tells him that his fear is only in his mind. The competition cannot beat his spirit. He is worried if he is not fit for the contest. But Kirti says, one has to try! Shubham confesses that he doesn't want to let his family down by losing. Kirti scolds him for his thinking. She tells him we will respect you if you give your 100% winning or losing doesn't matter for them!
Shubham hugs Kirti and promises her that he will make her proud by giving his best to the competition. Will Shubham regain his confidence in the finale? Stay tuned to find out!
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