Somewhere in the deserts of the Khyber Pass, Ghiaz Begs caravan is attacked by ruthless bandits while his wife Asmat is in agony giving birth to his third child and first daughter. Thanks to the birth of this innocent new born, the bandit spares his family considering its a girl child and theyre doomed any way. Ghiazs family continues on along the unforgiving path until they meet nobleman Masood, who in a twist of fate, rescues the Beg family and takes them all to meet the emperor of Hindustan Akbar. 12 years later, Ghiaz is a part of Akbars court while his daughter Mehrunissa Nisa, grows up to be a bright and precocious child always brawling with her older brothers Mahmud and Abul.
Jagat Gosini, the Rajput princess betrothed to Salim, is on her way to Lahore. Salim visits Man Bai, his wife sister to Man Singh one of Akbars military commanders. Their son Khusrau has a reputation for being slightly eccentric and dangerous. Man Bai expresses her concern and discontent to Salims second marriage who reassures her that this is a political alliance and that she will always have a special place in his life.
Ghiaz his family are invited to Salims wedding with Jagat, in which Nisa is barred because of her altercation with the Pandit hired to teach her. Meanwhile Nisas sulking emotional manipulation melts the will of her angry parents and she is allowed to attend the wedding with the family. At the wedding, Nisa finally sees the palace and, due to her excitement, is slapped by Hoshiyaar. This also allows her to be noticed by Ruqaiyya Begum, who asks for her to be sent to the zenana the next day.
Siddharth Anand Kumar,Jay Dev Banerjee, Danish Aslam, Yogesh Bhati, Rishab Seth