Once there was a King 7 February 2022: Gayatri stood, her hands joint in front of food, praying. Bari Rani maa calls her to look at herself. She thinks about the night event, Gayatri says that this means whatever she saw was a truth, and Sulakshna is also not real.
Bari Rani maa says she was the black-veiled lady, whatever she said will be fulfilled. she will separate her and Rana ji, it is the same game but she will play it differently. She says she has taken the help of truth for the game. She might go and tell Rana ji, he doesn’t much differentiate about the truth and the lie, she might tell him then they will see whom he believes. She tells Gayatri to go and tell the truth to Rana ji, she will prepare Laddu for Rana ji. Gayatri says this isn’t possible.
Swarna watches from the terrace as Cheetah does pottery work with mud. He looks up to see Swarna smiling at him. Laksh smiles at Cheetah standing on the main door. Swarna goes inside while Laksh comes out to Cheetah. He says wow, they all have god the same mud but only a few molds give the best artistry. If an artist like him lives in the palace, they will keep on getting such art to be seen. Laksh pats him on his back and goes inside. Cheetah says there is already something worth seeing in the palace.
Rana ji does the pooja, while all the members stand beside him. Bari Rani maa points at Sulakshna who takes the rounds behind Rana ji of the idol that had been prepared. Rana ji stops at once, watches Gayatri who then follows. Bari Rani maa thinks that she will be a mountain between her and Rana ji, Gayatri thinks if the love is true, mountains are nothing. Bari Rani maa will see in time, how mountains are moved.
At the table, Rana ji serves more for Bari Rani maa who denies. Rana ji says she doesn’t take care of herself, he has to do it. Bari Rani maa says if he will take care of her only his wife will be annoyed. She says had it been someone else, she would rule the palace. But Gayatri is a cow, she won’t do anything.
Gayatri breaks a bite and drops it seeing a paper under it. She clutches it in her fist, then reads it. It says that there is poison in Rana ji’s laddu, she must save her husband if she can. Bari Rani maa serves Rana ji a laddu and says he must eat it, she has made it for him like every year. Gayatri remembers Bari Rani maa’s warning, Rana ji smells the laddy first and was about to put it in his mouth. Gayatri shouts at him to stop it, she drops the laddu from his hand with a jerk. Sulakshna takes the note from the table and chews it. Rana ji asks Gayatri what happened to her, but she keeps on looking for the note. Raaj Mata asks what she is doing. Gayatri is worried, she asks where the note that was just here is. Bari Rani maa says she is again daydreaming, she must go inside and get some rest. Gayatri says to Rana ji that she isn’t lying, she says that Bari Rani maa is playing a new game. She wants to kill them both, she said it herself. Rana ji stops Gayatri. Gayatri points at Bari Rani maa saying she mixed poison in his laddu. Rana Ji asks what she is saying.
Bari Rani Maa says that the blast had some great effect on her mind. Gayatri shouts that she isn’t crazy, she wants to kill her and Rana ji and mix poison in the laddu. Bari Rani maa stands up crying that she is step-grandmother, she must be used to listening to such names, but no one ever blamed her for something like this. She says if she says she will eat this laddu herself, Bari Rani maa gulps that laddu and the others as well. Rana ji says this all isn’t needed. He gets up, hugs Bari Rani maa, and asks her to stop this all. He says she doesn’t need to prove anything to anyone. Gayatri calls Rana Ji, but he says stop it Gayatri. He asks Bari Rani maa to take a seat, he says that Gayatri isn’t in her senses. She doesn’t know what she is saying, who she got against off. He apologizes to Bari Rani maa from Gayatri’s side. Gayatri goes to him and takes his hand, saying he won’t join his hands in front of anyone. It is her mistake and she is will apologize, she joins her hands and says it was her mistake, please forgive her. She couldn’t understand who she is. Rana ji takes the crying Bari Rani maa inside. Gayatri watches Bari Rani maa turn to look at her.
In the room, Gayatri says to Rana Ji that her doubts aren’t baseless. She tells Rana Ji that she had seen the veiled lady at the spot of blast. She also found that veil in Bari Rani maa’s room. She tells about the warning of Bari Rani maa. Rana Ji says Bari rani maa loved him more than his true mother. Gayatri asks what she will gain with lying. He asks for proof. Gayatri takes it somewhere.
Gayatri comes to the room saying she watched that black veil in clothes. She opens the wardrobe. Rana ji asks Gayatri what kind of depression she is in. Gayatri brings about the veil, she says this is the veil. She says it is Bari Rani maa, and no one else. Rana ji thinks for a while. Gayatri observes him. Rana Ji says many maids in the palace wear such veils, this doesn’t prove anything. He says to Gayatri that she needs rest. Gayatri insists on him to go and look in the upper room once more. She searches for that skeleton, and points at once. Rana ji comes to her and is shocked seeing the boned hands. Gayatri says she had told him that Sulakshna’s skeleton is still here. He sits beside it, Gayatri keeps a hand on his shoulder as he composes himself and removes the cover off it. He is moved.