Ashwathi taunts Sharan for using Lakshmi to bag Rajeev's contract. Mr Menon and Mr Iyer are stunned to see Lakshmi with Sharan. Madhavi rebukes Kavitha. Kavitha seeks Lakshmi's help in getting Malu's custody. Lakshmi is left speechless as Malu expresses her wish to have Lakshmi as her mother.