One earnest appeal: Please, please, please DON'T miss today's episode. If you cannot watch it, beg, borrow or steal the videos.......but do watch it.
Nandu is waiting for Jassi outside Gulmohur. Jassi comes. Nandu says "Hi baby! Hi Darling!!" ad tries to hug her. Jassi looks upset and tells him to stop it. She goes and sits in the car. Nandu asks her if they should not continue their boyfriend-girlfriend drama. She says that the game is over. He looks puzzled & asks if now they should start the drama of a break-up. She asks him to shut up. She tells him that Nandini saw everything today. She says that this game is destroying not only Armaan Sir, but also her own self. Jassi is crying by now. She tells Nandu that there is no use of making Armaan suffer, as he does not love her at all. He is only concerned with the balance sheets. Nandu catches her hand. She wipes a tear and tells him that today, Armaan caught her hand, and he even tried to hug her. Nandu gets angry and says that he is going to bash Armaan up. Jassi stops him. She tells him that anyway this game is going to result in her defeat. She says that she and Nandu are losing their identity.....they are being deceptive and fake like Armaan Sir...this money, this car, these luxuries....this is not our world, she says. Nandu asks her if she means that he should end his relationship with Pari. She tells him that she doesn't mean that..he can go and live his dream but only for a short while...this game is going to end after the board meeting. She then says that she is not feeling well and they should leave.
The camera focuses only on Armaan's hand catching an empty glass. He walks towards a drawer, almost unsteadily and opens it. He takes out a bottle, pours a drink and finishes it. He is obviously very drunk. His eyes look red.
With the glass in hand, he pulls himself to Jassi's cabin. He looks at the empty chair and starts talking......." What are you doing Jassi?? Why are you doing this to me??!! Why are you making my life hell??!! "
He stands up, runs his hand through his hair in desperation and coughs, due to the excess drinking. He is gasping for breath.
He sits down on the chair. Addressing the empty chair, he starts, " How long has it been, since you even talked to me properly.......Talking to you has become equivalent to talking to an empty chair......" He gasps again..
He bangs the glass on the table and says "Come on Armaan Suri, you are not needed here..you are.......not needed here......." He gets up, almost falling and says " I wanted to stay with you always Jassi........always......because.....because you are the only one I can call mine......you are the only one Jassi......"
He goes to the door, turns back and says, "Thank you very much Ms.Jasmeet Walia, thanks........" and goes out.
( Today, Apu outshone himself...he was just terrific
As Armaan is leaving (he's walking like a poora drunkard) he comes across Nandini. He stammers why she is working so late. She (observing him closely) says that she is helping with Maddy and Ruby's collection. Armaan says that these two should learn to finish their own work. Nandini surprisingly asks him if he does not know that Ruby is sick and the gang including Maddy has taken her home. Armaan looks worried. Nandini asks him if he was drinking. He looks away. She asks him if there is any problem and if she can help him. He tells her that nobody can help him now.....nobody. He leaves.
OUTSIDE RUBY MOM'S HOUSE
Nandu and Jassi drive at Ruby's place. Jassi asks him if he has now understood why she was telling him to beware of Pari. He says that he has but he does not understand what she is going to do. She tells him that she is going to end this game soon. She asks him if he will come inside. He asks her to go ahead & that he'll wait for her in the car.
INSIDE RUBY MOM'S HOUSE
Ruby is sitting on her bed with the whole gang (including Maddy!!) at her side. Maddy is mothering her very well and scolding her to take complete bed rest. Bindiya brings her some soup. Ruby is worried about the collection and asks Maddy to go home. Maddy is shocked and asks her if she thinks he has lost his head to leave her alone with these useless girls. Bindiya, Maithili are furious. Just then Jassi enters. Maddy sneers that she
better stay away from Ruby as she will pass on the "ugliness virus" to her.(baddy maddy!) Ruby scolds Maddy to stop talking to Jassi like that to which he dutifully makes a face. Jassi is talking to Ruby when Maddy's cell rings. He is very excited and says that it must be his boyfriend. (lol). But unfortunately (or fortunately
) it is Armaan. Armaan snaps at Maddy to give the phone to Ruby. Maddy snaps back that he better talk to Ruby properly. Armaan asks Ruby mom how she is. She tells him that she is feeling better & the entire office is there taking care of her. (Maddy keeps patting her on the shoulders etc..it was very funny). Armaan looks hopeful & asks her if Jassi is there. Ruby says she is and looks at Jassi. He then asks Ruby if Jassi's boyfriend is also there. Ruby repeats "Jassi's boyfriend? " and Jassi says loudly that he is waiting down. This is enough for Armaan who cuts the call and starts on his "Nandu-hatao-campaign."
OUTSIDE RUBY MOM'S HOUSE
Armaan drives up to Ruby's house. He notices Nandu in his car.
His cell rings and he says "Damn Mallika!!". He shouts at her " Yes!! I'm coming soon..Yes Yes!!! I have been drinking!! I'm marrying you does not mean you prohibit my drinking right? " He yells. He finishes the call angrily.
Meanwhile Nandu is gazing at Pari's snap and speaking sadly to it. He says that he loves her very much..he had even arranged for her money..but Jassi's friendship is more important to him than her love..and so he will have to forget their relationship.
Armaan looks at Nandu and he feels the blood rushing through him. He gets out of his car and looks savagely at Nandu. He remembers Nandu and Jassi hugging each other. He closes his fist tight, and starts walking towards Nandu fiercly. His eyes are emitting fire. He looked scary. The background score is actually of the growl of a tiger!! (Seriously)
He comes near Nandu who by now is also looking at him. Armaan stops, loosens his fist, wipes his nose and goes into Ruby's house. Nandu makes a face.
( very good expressions..he scared me
INSIDE RUBY MOM'S HOUSE
Armaan rings the bell. Nazneen opens. She looks at Armaan as if she has seen a ghost. Armaan just mutters "Jassi..." and before Nazneen can say anything, he starts walking towards the staircase.
He goes up. The gang also looks at him weirdly.(they are all sitting on the bed next to Ruby, also Jassi) Armaan is looking sooo drunk...hair ruffled.. Maddy sneers that surely he has come to check how much his company has been burdened by the doctor's bill. Ruby asks him to be quiet.
Armaan greets Ruby and sits on the bed very close to Jassi...he looks at her....his body almost touching hers and he almost breathes on her face...She looks at him....(great body language)
Ruby asks Armaan what he will have. He says "Whiskey! Can I have a whiskey? " He looks really mad when he says that. The gang widens their eyes and Maddy laughs and says that did he think this was a dance-bar or something..he says he can offer him cockroach poison if he wants.
Jassi then gets up to say that she is leaving. Armaan gets up too and says that he has to leave too and follows Jassi blindly. Maithili comments what is wrong with Armaan Sir. Maddy makes a face and says that from the past few days, he feels Armaan has gone mad. (Good observation Maddy!!)
OUTSIDE RUBY MOM'S HOUSE
Jassi is getting into the car when Armaan runs and catches her by the shoulders. He says forcefully that she is NOT going and that she is coming with HIM. Jassi tells him to leave her and that she can't come with him. He refuses to leave her and asks her desperately if she prefers to go out with this joker....she tells him that he is very drunk and that he let go of her. He shouts that he won't.
Nandu starts getting irritated. Armaan pulls her closer and pleads that she tell Nandu that she loves him Armaan the same way he loves her...Jassi is struggling to free herself and Armaan is shouting that he loves her, he loves her, he loves her.
..he has forgotten all other words.
Nandu gets out and says "Aye Mr...leave her...."
Armaan shouts back who is he to come in between. Nandu shouts back that what involves Jassi, also involves him. This ignites Armaan further and starts moving towards Nandu. Jassi shouts that they stop...Nandu asks her to be quiet, as he wants to know what problem Armaan has with him. Armaan yells that his problem is he Nandu himself..that he is spending money and driving a car that is NOT his, but Armaan's. Nandu shouts that this money is Kohinoor's and is earned by the sweat of his and Jassi's brow. Jassi is screaming that they stop. They ignore her. Armaan yells that Kohinoor's money is HIS money...all right he says...if Nandu wants he can keep that car and all the money he wants but to let go of Jassi (he pulls Jassi towards him by the hand). Jassi tells him that he does not know what he is talking about and that he is drunk. Armaan says that Nandu is after her only for Kohinoor's money..he is using her..Nandu shouts back that Armaan is the one who is exploiting Jassi. He is making Armaan angrier by the moment. Jassi asks Nandu to stop. He says that he won't and that he cannot leave Jassi alone with this man and that he is going to defend her. Armaan smiles sarcastically (OMG!! that expression was ultimate!!) and says "So Yes General Manager..what do you think your going to do...?"
Nandu starts removing his coat and glasses and Jassi screams at him to stop. Armaan challenges him. Jassi pulls Armaan back but he shoves her. Nandu strikes some blows in the air, but one ultimately lands on Armaan's jaw. The tiger awakens. (Armaan looked like one!!!!). He gives one back to Nandu who falls on the ground. Jassi is screaming helplessly. Armaan moves further and starts hitting Nandu again and again, Nandu lying on the ground.
Inside the gang wonders what the commotion is all about. Maddy goes to the window and sees the fight...(it's an one-man show by now) Maddy looks as if he'll faint. He runs and says that Jassi's boyfriend and Armaan are fighting..The gang rushes down and Maddy takes refuge in Ruby's arms. He tells her that he is NOT going where two junglee men are fighting. (lol)
Downstairs, Armaan continues to hit Nandu like a beast..he has totally lost control of himself. Bindiya, Maithili and Nazneen pull him back. Our animal looks at them fiercly and they move back. He raises a finger and says "OUT!!!" They rush back. Jassi grabs this opportunity to go and shield Nandu. Armaan yells at her to move and asks Nandu to come. He moves to wards him and Jassi can bear it no longer..........THUD!!! she gives him a tight slap!!
Armaan is in total disbelief....He looks at Jassi with watery eyes.......they keep looking at each other and the soft music (remember 2nd romantic title track?) 0plays in the background.
Edited by Daisy - 02 February 2005 at 11:21am