Thursday Update on This is Love
August 9 Episode
Raman and Ishita coming home along with others. Amma stops them and gets aarti plate. Ishita asks what is all this. Amma says its rituals and Mrs. Bhalla would have done this if she was here. Dadi says Amma is right, rituals get good vibes at home. Amma does the rituals and makes Ishita enter the home. Music plays…………….
Bala asks Raman why is he in hurry, we will take you inside, come. Raman and Ishita enter the room and see it beautifully decorated by flowers and candles. Raman asks are you marrying for the first time. Adi says we don’t need to tell this to you. Amma asks them not to tease Raman and Ishita, and sends them. Amma asks Raman to sleep soon, its first Diwali after marriage, you have to get bath by Ishita’s
hands in morning, Ishita will apply oil and uptan, its Tamilian rituals, you have to accept this if you married south indian girl, sleep now, I will come to wake you up. She gives the milk glass and goes. Ishita says i m so sorry.
Raman says its not our first marriage. Ishita says I know, its awkward. He apologizes for behaving that way. She says its okay. He says its Diwali and its said it gets new hope, I wish our only hope gets fulfilled. She says I really hope so, I will clean this, you sleep. He says let it be, children worked hard by love, we will not break their heart. He stops her from sitting on bed and says I know them. He removes the sheets and shows papads. He says when I saw Adi and Aaliya laughing, I understood its something wrong. He compliments her and says I m proud that my wife is world’s best mum. She thanks him. An alarm clock rings. He gets the clock and shuts alarm. Another alarm ring. He says these kids…… She switches it off. He says I m much tired. She asks him to relax.
Romi asks Mihika is everything fine, we were decorating Raman’s room, I called you many times, where were you. She makes excuse and says I was thinking to change phone. He says fine, its Diwali, I will buy a new phone for you. She says I was thinking to change sim, its damaged, I will change number. He says you can get another sim, why to change number. She says number is old and service messages get irritated, I will give new number to selected people. He says fine, we will get new sim, give me a glass of water. She thinks why am I hiding, I should tell him everything, he will change sim himself. She turns and sees he slept. She says he got tired by the work. She thinks to tell truth to Romi or not, if he does not believe her or if there is any misunderstanding then?
Amma asks Ruhi to complete rangoli. Ruhi gets oil and asks importance of rituals. Amma says its new year beginning with Diwali, oil and uptan bath makes out negative feeling out, mind and body should be clean for welcoming Maa Laxmi, she gets happy and gives us prosperity. Simmi asks where are Raman and Ishita and jokes. Ruhi goes to call them.
Ishita wakes up and says its 4.30am, we have to go. Raman does not let her go. She says leave me. They smile. She says we are getting late. Ruhi calls them to come fast for oil bath. Ishita says Tamilian culture, come.
Adi and Romi also get the rituals done. Ruhi says this year, we will apply oil, next year Aaliya will do this. Romi says Adi, get Madrasi wife, this had to happen. Amma records them and says I will send this to Mrs. Bhalla, she will be happy. Appa says hurry up, Raman and Ishita are waiting for us in temple.
Dadi makes arrangements for Mani. Mani asks why are you doing this, I don’t think Shagun will do this. Dadi says I know she won’t come, but I m doing thi for you, you are like my son, and mum can apply uptan to a son, after what Shagun did, I don’t want her to do anything. She says I feel bad for Mani, how did he get trapped by Shagun, she is breaking Pihu from her parents. Shagun asks oh really, you lied to me and took me to Chennai. Mani asks her to relax. Shagun says aunty taunts me, this is my house. She asks Dadi to leave from their house. Mani asks her to apologize to Dadi. Shagun refuses. Dadi says stop it, I don’t want fight on Diwali day, I have seen Adi and Aaliya’s engagement, the house where I don’t get respect, I will not stay there for a min. Mani asks what are you saying. Dadi says book my ticket, I have to go back. Aaliya says no. Dadi says no discussion, I will celebrate festival at my home, I will come back in Aaliya’s marriage even if Shagun does not like. Mani asks Shagun are you happy now. He goes. Shagun cares a damn.
Mr. Bhalla talks to Mrs. Bhalla on phone and says I got all puja items, is Shaila fine, tell her not to have more sweets. Ruhi wishes happy Diwali to Mrs. Bhalla and says Dadu looks sad, he missed you, come back soon. Mihika and Ishita make sweets. Mihika asks is there more Suji. Ishita asks did Simmi not get it. Simmi gets Suji and dry fruits. She says she met Romi on the way, he gave this. Mihika checks. Ishita says new phone with new sim card. Simmi says wow, Diwali gift, get ready, we have to go office for puja, wear new saree, you look good. Mihika asks Ishita to give earrings. Ishita says fine.
Mihika says thank God, I took a new number, now that blackmailer can’t call me. She goes to washroom. Ishita comes to her room to give matching earrings. Mihika calls out from washroom. Her phone rings. Ishita says whose number is this and tells Mihika about it. Mihika says answer it, it would be Romi, I did not save contacts. Ishita answers call. Its Kunal. He says smart girl, you changed number. Ishita asks how dare you blackmail my sister. Mihika comes and takes phone. Kunal says you feel this will end, our yaarana just started, your husband will not believe you, you have to get scared now. Mihika says shut up and ends call. Mihika says he knows everything about me. Ishita asks her to tell Romi, he will help. Mihika says no, I tried to tell him, I did not get right chance, blackmailed has my pics, he Romi does not understand me then, once I get pics, I will tell Romi. Ishita says fine, don’t get scared, you did not do anything wrong, stay confident, we both will together catch the blackmailer, we will go and meet Mihir. She worries for Mihika.
Mihir asking what is that man’s motives. Mihika gets Kunal’s call again. Kunal asks is she with her lover. Mihir takes phone and scolds him for troubling a married woman. He asks him straight what does he want. Kunal says 50 lakhs. Mihir agrees and asks when and where. Kunal says I will tell you and ends call. Mihir says why shall we give him money. Mihika says we don’t have option, he has our pics. Ishita says if we agree now, we can get time. Mihika asks how to arrange such a big amount. Mihir says i will arrange it, you don’t worry about it. Mihika says all banks will be closed on Diwali holiday. Mihir says don’t worry, I will arrange it, you both go home. Mihika says I m so sorry, I did not know this would happen. Ishita says don’t blame yourself, sorry
to say, but we have to do shopping as we told Simmi.
Shagun is leaving for card party with her friends and asks Pihu to light crackers. Pihu says there is no one at home, what shall I do, Dadi says kids should not light crackers alone. Shagun says I m sure you will enjoy by bursting crackers. Pihu asks shall I come along. Shagun says you will get bored there, get ready and send me pics. She goes. Pihu gets sad.
Mihir talks to the banker and says I want to break my FD and want money today, talk to manager and call me back. He thinks how to arrange money and what to tell Mihika. He answers Mihika’s call. He says I spoke to my personal banker, bank timings is problem, don’t take tension. Ishita gets Raman’s call and says yes, we are going home. Mihir asks Mihika to be cool and calm, and assures to arrange money. He thinks to do something to arrange money.
Shravan asks Ananya not to light crackers, she is not a kid. Simmi says Ananya is kid and wants to enjoy, you have to be with him and take care. He says fine, but I want badam halwa and kachori made by you. Simmi says fine, I will make it. They leave. Mihika and Ishita come home. Simmi says Raman and Romi were waiting, we have to leave for office puja. Ishita says yes, we went for getting snacks, sweets and gifts. Raman asks where are gifts. Ishita says it will be delivered. Raman asks them to get ready fast.
Ishita gets ready. She finds Raman upset and asks what happened. He asks don’t you know what happened, you don’t have time for husband. He gifts her. She says its special. She sees jewelry box and says again jewelry, last time it was that gaudy necklace. He asks her to open and see. She sees a gift voucher worth 1.5 lakhs. He says I know you won’t like my loud choice, go and buy anything. She asks what will come in so less money. He asks how to impress you, I should hit box on your head. She says what is this, 1.5 lakhs, no one can price tag your love. He says keep saying. She smiles and says your love is valuable. He says happy Diwali and hugs her.
Romi makes Mihika wear mangalsutra and says I went to jewelry store with Raman and saw this mangalsutra, I felt just you should wear it. She thinks she should get free of the blackmailer soon. He asks did you not like it. She says its beautiful and hugs him. He asks her to get ready fast, they have to go office for puja. She says Ishita and I have to go temple first, you and Raman go, we will come there. He says fine, don’t be late. He goes. She says I should inform Ishita, blackmailer can call anytime.
Pihu sits sad. Adi and Ruhi meet her. Adi says you like to burst crackers right, we will have sweets. Ruhi shows the pretty dresses. Pihu smiles. Adi takes Pihu. Aaliya comes. Ruhi wishes her happy Diwali and hugs. She gets Romi’s call and says Aaliya, I need to leave in decorating office. Aaliya says we will come along. Ruhi says I don’t think it will be good idea, see Pihu is enjoying with Adi, you all carry on, Romi and I will manage. She leaves.
Mihir asks the man about puja arrangements, Raman is coming office, keep accounts file in puja area. Mihir sees the cash in locker. The man asks him to check file. Mihir sends him. He thinks all banks are close, I will return money when my FD breaks tomorrow, I have to take this office money, I did not steal money in my life and today I m taking it from office, I m not doing wrong, its for family, I will keep money back, I have no option now. Ruhi comes and greets staff happy Diwali. She asks for Mihir and goes to meet. She sees Mihir putting money in the bag and goes.
Ishita waits for Mihika and says Mihir would come with money anytime. Mihika comes and says so sorry, lets go. Ishita says we have to give money to blackmailer, why don’t you answer calls always. Mihika says I don’t do this always. Ishita says you did not answer me on engagement day. Mihika says I answered your call. Ishita says I called you 20 times, my phone switched with Kunal’s. She recalls calling Mihika by Kunal’s phone.
Ishita and Mihika go to meet Kunal. Lady says Sir is in meeting. Ishita says I don’t care. They go to meet Kunal in his cabin. Lady says I tried to stop them. Kunal sends the men out. He asks how can you enter my office like this. Ishita asks will you give appointment to get money, Mr. Blackmailer, we know its you. He gets shocked and asks what nonsense. Ishita confronts him and says I called Mihika from your number and its blackmailer’s number. He asks how can she blame him. She asks him to get his phone checked. He gives his phone. Mihika checks and says this number is different. Kunal asks are you done, and takes phone back. He asks them to get out of his office, else he will do police complain against them. Ishita’s imagination ends.
Mihika asks Ishita why are you taking Kunal’s name. Ishita says your blackmailer is Kunal. Mihika asks what are you saying. Ishita tells her everything. Mihika says he told me and Mihir that he is helping us, he is blackmailing us, I will talk to him. Ishita says he is clever, we have to make intelligent plan, did he call again. She says no, he did not call. Ishita says call him and say, we are arranging money and we need some time. Mihika talks to blackmailer and takes some time for paying money, as they have to arrange big amount. Mihika says he called us to coffee shop. Ishita asks her to go, and I m going to meet someone, tell Raman about emergency at clinic, I have a plan, I know what to do.