Discussing the qualities they want in their potential partner, Humeira chats with Ayaan as Asad discusses the same with his mother. Zoya encourages her to do so. Anwar and Zeenat are happy that Zoya will be staying with Anwar’s sister Dilshad and ponder how risky it is to let Zoya stay here to find the truth about her past. A bubbly Zoya confronts Asad on his many objections regarding her and her stay, and asks him to bring all his complaints directly to her instead of taking it to his mother. After failing to find the building in her old photograph, Zoya goes to Najma’s college and makes a fool of the boys eve-teasing Najma. He asks her to cut all ties with Rashid’s family.
Zoya stamps Asad’s feet to stop him from knowing the truth. At Rashid’s home, Nikhat’s groom’s family gifts clothes and fairness-cream packs. When Rashid sees Zoya crying, he offers her a handkerchief to wipe her tears. When Imraan’s family arrives, the gifts are presented to the whole family. Zoya tells Najma about her preferences. Razia sows doubts in her daughter Shireen’s mind that Rashid is trying to see his first wife Dilshad under the pretext of meeting Asad.
But Dilshad asks Asad to be more tolerant. Asad chases Ayaan, who is on his fast bike, and convinces him that this won’t affect their relationship. Having flown from New York to Bhopal, a modern and family-loving Zoya hekayzt unhappy after she learns that her sister Zeenat has fixed up her wedding with a man she does not know. In the absence of Dilshad, Asad hears a voicemail by Rashid for Dilshad, asking her to forgive him for not visiting as promised.
Ayaan calls Asad to tell him to take action to stop her from learning that Asad had made those purchases. Asad is annoyed to say the voice password set by Zoya every time to receive a call. Asad leaves the hospital with his mother Dilshad. Dilshad reminisces about her old days with Rashid when a watch, promised as a gift for their anniversary years ago, is couriered to her. Rashid, on Zoya’s advice, anonymously requests that an old song be played on the radio for Dilshad.
Uekayat is stunned to see Humeira in a new look on stage. Meanwhile, Asad quarrels with Zoya after his car almost strikes her.
Haseena rushes into Dilshad’s house asking for an unknown person and if Dilshad’s spouse would know better. Najma tries to ignore Nuzzhat, Nikhat and Humeira while registering their names for a college festival.
A nervous and concerned Rashid connects with Dilshad to ask her if he may visit Asad to interact with him. Dilshad asks her about the bruise on her arms.
Anwar devises an arrangement for Zoya as he is about to leave for New York with Zeenat. Zoya asks Asad to mean it when he says sorry. Watching Dilshad wait desperately for Rashid to no avail makes Asad angry. The ladies start giggling on seeing a slice of Zoya’s leftover pizza stuck to the back of Asad’s pant. Ayaan asks him why he is so submissive to his father-in-law Gaffur and can’t have the free will to meet his own injured son.
It upsets her immensely to see the price tag still intact on their present. But Asad is just a moment late. At Rashid’s home, Nikhat’s groom’s family gifts clothes and fairness-cream packs.
Eventually, Zoya follows her instinct, rejects her engagement and escapes from the ceremony.
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Ayaan scolds Humeira when he learns that she was misleading him by saying that she knows Zoya. Their angry conversation ends with Asad helping her out by providing her a bottle of water. Humeira claims to know Zoya just to attract Ayaan’s attention. He blames Zoya for instigating Najma to lie. The same day, Zoya is very pleased with Dilshad’s house after she moves into the latter’s apartment and mistakenly settles in the bedroom of Asad that night.
Shireen gets upset when Rashid lies about being at the office. Asad offers Zoya help for her travelling arrangements, but Zoya refuses.
Anwar, Zoya’s brother-in-law, brings her back home and encourages her to reconcile with his wife Zeenat.
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An intimidated Zoya tries to fix his phone after he breaks it into pieces in a fit of anger. He also tries to convince Shireen that he wishes to fulfil his duty as a father towards Asad.
He tries to find a way out, but fails and eventually goes to Zoya to ask her to remove the password. An upset Zoya goes to a shrine to collect her thoughts, where Rashid is waiting for Dilshad, who doesn’t arrive. Ayaan is happy to hear this and offers to help. Meanwhile, Hekayxt persuades Zoya to return to New York with her.
While waiting for Zoya, some boys harass Najma. Discussing the qualities they want in their potential partner, Humeira chats with Ayaan as Asad discusses the same with his mother. Asad gets the news of Nikhat’s engagement from Ayaan.
Zoya then leaves for Najma’s college festival in a burka as she is not allowed hkayat the college premises.
Zoya finds Ayaan littering in the market and decides to teach him a lesson. Ayaan drops his sisters to college where all, including Ayaan, are excited and expecting to see Zoya after hearing about her stunt with the boys the previous day.
Zoya tries to make peace with Allah, promising that whatever be her fate, she will accept it. As Ayaan is being beaten up by the goons, Asad arrives. Razia excitedly goes to Shireen after seeing Ayaan and Humeira getting along well. Both fight against them until Asad gets severely episods after being stabbed.