Once there was a King 19 January 2022: Once there was a King update Wednesday 19th January 2022; Mala held a gun at Gayatri and ties her to the chair. They find Rana ji standing outside and drags him inside. The Baba hits Rana ji at the back of his head, Gayatri shouts Rana ji. Baba thinks this isn’t Indar but Rana of Amirkot.
Rana ji asks Gayatri why she came here. Gayatri says she felt something wrong since morning. Rana ji asks why she didn’t tell him, she is such an idiot. Gayatri murmurs that he again called her bad name in English. Rana ji explains that she is stupid. She is even curt and asks why he came inside, what was the reason to save her? Rana ji says if something had happened to her, he wouldn’t be able to… both becomes silent for a while. Gayatri smiles. Rana ji felt helpless.
Kunwar ji tells Kokilla that he won’t rest until that Swarna doesn’t accept his demands. Kokilla says she did not know she would be so strong headed. Laksh comes there, Kunwar ji asks him where he is going, with scent on. Laksh says he is going to a party with his friends. Kunwar ji slaps him hard, he tells Kokilla to make him understand how difficult it is to keep a princess in lockup. Be he only wanders around in the city with boys. Laksh says that Kunwar ji is doing this all for himself only, and he will do what he wants to. He leaves, Kunwar ji is left calling.
Rana ji says to Gayatri that they must get themselves free. He tells Gayatri that her feet aren’t tied. She says she won’t be able to do it, he gives her courage to do it. Gayatri feels pain, Rana ji bucks her up. She finally drags her chair to Rana ji, Rana ji opens the rope of her hand with his hand. She frees herself and opens the rope he had been tied with. Rana ji holds her arm where the rope had hurt her, and asks if she is alright. She nods. He holds her hand tightly and asks her to go, she smiles and they head to leave.
Laksh enters the room where Swarna lay on the floor. He shuts the door behind frightening Swarna. She says she won’t break, she will tell everyone what is happening with her. She says if he has no interest in women, he must let her go. Laksh says she will tell the whole world about his unmanliness. He says she just seem to be red chilli, he recalls he has to give her a gift and throws red chillis at her face. Her eyes burnt. Laksh says till the day she gets to his feet, he will bring such gifts every hour.
Rana ji and Gayatri confront a young man, he called Mala and fell on the floor. He had been shot at his back. Mala comes calling him, Balti says this was British trick. They were all killed as the soldiers already knew about it. Gayatri cries hugging Rana ji, Mala’s husband had died. Rana ji notices Gayatri crying. Mala cried too. Rana ji consoles Gayatri. Rana ji and Gayatri were there in the last rituals of Mala’s husband. Mala apologizes them for lying to them. Rana ji says she doesn’t need to apologize. Mala was upset and cried for her husband, her life and dreams.
Gayatri tells her to calm down, she can’t understand her pain but she prays for her to be given enough power. Mala appreciates their couple. Rana ji and Gayatri leave together, Gayatri looks at Rana ji who looked back at her. Gayatri was happy. Both watched a breaking star together, then look at each other. Rana ji holds Gayatri’s hand, Gayatri remembers his care for her. She dares to make an eye contact with his eyes that were on her.
Rana ji and Gayatri arrive at palace. Raaj Mata holds Gayatri’s arm where she got the bullet. Raaj Mata asks what happened behind her, Yashoda told her everything. She says she had to Gwolior for something really important, and someone attacked with a bullet on Gayatri. Rana ji says that Raaj Mata’s hand is just there on the bruise. Rana ji asks Gayatri if she is alright. Raaj Mata and Gayatri share smiles.
Kunwar ji and Kokilla stood together. Kunwar ji says they are back with their restrictions on them. What if Swarna gets to them with her complain. Kokilla tells him to leave Swarnlekha’s worry.