Ishqbaaz got another love angle in the main leadsâ Shivaye and Anikaâs love life. While Tia was already between them, the makers aptly made a way for her exit from Shivayeâs life by showing how badly Tia is a mismatch for Shivaye. Tia has turned into a grey character, and cheating on Shivaye. Tiaâs affair is known to Anika, who is desperately trying to expose Tia.
Anikaâs hunt for Tiaâs boyfriend with the initial D, came to a pause after she got new duties on her head. Shivaye and Anikaâs story was going slow, when another entry happened to make them away. Shivayeâs childhood friend Daksh Khurana is invited by Shivaye to become part of Diwali celebrations. Anikaâs work is to just organize all the events for big festivals, parties and of course Shivayeâs wedding, for which she is hired mainly. Anika comes across Daksh at the railway station. Daksh gets a crush on her and turns flirty towards her. Shivaye gets jealous seeing them.