Anupamaa : Maaya Brainwashes Little Anu !
Little Anu with Anupama and Anuj return home excitedly. Ankush and Barkha ask where they had been to. Little Anu says Mumbai to her ashram via private plane. Ankush says she must have enjoyed a lot. Little Anu says she met her friends, shared gifts with them, and even enjoyed at a beach. Maaya walks to them. Anuj says they enjoyed a lot more than school picnic. Maaya calls Little Anu to her and pampers her. Little Anu excitedly shows her clicked selfies. Maaya asks Anuj and Anupama if they went to ashram without informing her to gather evidence against her.
Anupama says whole world doesn’t revolve only around Maaya, and if they had to gather evidence, they would have before letting Maaya around Little Anu. Maaya says sorry, she felt.. Anupama says she knows those who break other’s trust don’t trust others easily, but she should try trusting others. Anuj asks Anupama not to spoil her mood necessarily and asks her to freshen up as they will enjoy coffee together and then go on a dinner outing.
Maaya says she is going via morning flight as she couldn’t get night flight, so shall she book a hotel room or can stay here tonight. Anupama says she can stay back and go in the morning. Maaya thanks her and starts chatting with Little Anu. Anupama anxiously asks Anuj if Maaya will go without Little Anu or with her. At Shah house, Pakhi, Adhik, Kinjal, and Kavya get ready for Anupama’s birthday party at dance academy. Hasmukh says he is tired and hence will stay home and take care of Pari. Leela asks why didn’t Anupama and Anuj invite her and Vanraj, if they are her enemy.
Hasmukh jokes that Leela has enemity with 3 things, common sense, good manners, and Anupama. Leela says he always jokes on her. Vanraj asks if they have invite only youngsters, why is Kavya going. Kavya says because they invited even her, would have invited even him if.. Leela asks them not to take Toshu with them. Toshu says he wants to go. Samar says they will take care of Toshu. They all leave wishing them bye. Leela says Anupama purposefully didn’t invite them. Hasmukh asks why would they spoil their birthday by inviting her, even he wouldn’t have
Anuj hosts Anupama’s birthday party and introduces birthday girl to guests. Anupama walks out wearing a suit instead of sari. Anuj dances with her on Neela Dupatta Peela Suit.. song. Everyone join them. Kavya says Anupama is a best mother. Anuj says she gets happy seeing her children around and says he doesn’t want any issues today and hence arranged party at dance academy as Anupama feels positive vibes here.
Kavya wishes happy birthday to Anupama and says she was having a burden on her heart thinking if she made a mistake by informing them about Maaya, but that god that they both looking normal and everything is alright. Anupama and Anuj nod yes. Pakhi informs that she and Adhik baked a cake for her. Anupama praises Adhik that he reformed Pakhi. Adhik says they tried for the first time and present cake. Anupama says its a best cake as her children prepared it.
Anupama further says they all will cut the cake together. Anuj says its impossible as so many hands can’t hold a small knife. Anuridh enters with a bouquet and a big knife. Kavya introduces him as her friend. Anirudh says he always respected Anupama as his sister and came uninvited, if its a surprise or shock for them. Anuj says surprise. Anupama welcomes him. They all cut cake together. Anuj notices Kavya and Anirudh’s equation and asks Anupama if there is any problem between Vanraj and Kavya.
Anupama says Vanraj doesn’t change. Anuj says second marriage brings a baggage of first marriage, Vanraj should understand that. Anupama hopes things get well between Vanraj and Kavya. They notice Little Anu sleepy and decide to drop her home. Little Anu asks Anupama to enjoy her party. Anuj says he will drop Little Anu home with Barkha and Ankush and come back. Anupama agrees. She expresses her love for Little Anu and waves her bye.
Back home, Anuj tells Little Anu that he will change her dress and make her sleep. Little Anu says she is a big girl and can manage herself and asks him to go. Anuj insists. Maaya walks in and says she will take care of Little Anu. Little Anu hugs Maaya and asks Anuj to go and enjoy Anupama’s party and let Maaya handle her. Anuj returns to dance academy. Anupama asks Anuj if Little Anu slept. Anuj says Maaya is taking care of Little Anu, they will return home as soon as party ends.
Anupama asks if Maaya will take Little Anu away. Anuj says let us not talk about it now. At home, Maaya starts crying. Little Anu asks why is she crying. Maaya says she is going from here. Little Anu asks why. Maaya says she has to and brainwashes her saying Anupama has 3 children, but she has only Little Anu. She shows party pics and says her mummy is enjoying with her children there and further brainwashes her saying her parents always fight because of her as Anupama can’t spend time with her own children because of her, etc. Little Anu silently listens to her. Maaya thinks she has to do this to take her away from here.
Precap: Anuj and Anupama shatter after learning that Maaya took away Little Anu.
Update Credit to: MA