Lata continues to pursue a romantic relationship with Kabir Durrani, though she knows her mother would disapprove of the match. When news reaches Rupa that Lata has been seen with an unsuitable boy, she is furious and takes action to keep the young lovers apart. Removed to Calcutta, Lata's spirits are low until she attends a party hosted by the sophisticated and eccentric Chatterji family. Meanwhile, Saeeda Bai and Maan's affair continues, becoming a source of gossip that threatens them both. As Maan's father rounds on him under growing political pressure, Saeeda Bai takes decisive action of her own.