Previous: Episode 2
Laksh wakes next morning.
Laksh: oh no..! what did I do? I slept just taking in phone?? What she might have thoughtâ¦wait I will just call her..!!
Laksh soon calls her. Ragini is sleeping. She wakes due to the call. She didnât see whoâs it.
Ragini in sleep: hello??
Laksh: ya, Iâm sorry. I slept yesterday..
Ragini: what? Who are you?
Laksh: me, lakshâ¦
Ragini trembles and wakes: oh my god. Laksh itâs you..! okok, whatâs up??
Laksh laughs: nothing. Sleep well. Good night.
Ragini: no no. Iâm already awake. Woke up with your call. Letâs talk.
Laksh smirking: why do you want to talk??
Ragini sarcastically: ok byeâ¦
Laksh: hold on..hold onâ¦
Ragini controlling laugh: yaâ¦
Laksh: haaâ¦what to talk? Whatâs curry yesterday?
Ragini: small helpâ¦
Laksh goes to the place where she asked to come. There is other girl with her.
Laksh: whatâs the problem?
Ragini: this girl is college student. she is been teased by group of boys.
Ragini: those boys need a warning.
Laksh: give police complaint.
Ragini: I know that. But, you are a political leader. If you say, they will scare to see her face again.
Laksh: why did you want only my help?
Ragini: I know only youâ¦
The brief eye lock.
Laksh: okâ¦where are those guys?
They go to that place. Laksh takes that girl with him.
Laksh: hai bros. I heard that you are commenting that girl. Whatâs the problem??
Boy: we comment and do whatever we want. Who the heck are you???
Laksh gives him a nice blow in face. He falls down.
Laksh: who the heck am i?? Iâm her brother.
That girl amazes.
Laksh: not only her, Iâm brother to all girls exceptâ¦
He raises his finger towards Ragini, Ragini is about to get surprised, then he turns finger to his heart.
Laksh: except my jaanâ¦
That boy stands holding his cheek. Laksh keeps hands on his shoulder.
Laksh: not only she, all Indians are my brothers and sisters. This was the pledge we did in childhood. If, everyone thinks like that, every girl would have stepped out of house bravely at night also. Letâs make them pride to think that they have nice co brothers. Not, stupid boys.
Boy: sorry sirâ¦
Laksh: not to meâ¦say to that girl.
Boy: sorry sisterâ¦
Others: sorry sis..
They go away.
Ragini keeps looking at Laksh amazingly.
Laksh: everything is set. Is it ok sis?
Girl: but, if they come again?
Laksh gives his number.
Laksh: just call me. Even Iâm not near, any one in my party will come. Donât worry, study well.
That girl nods her head.
Laksh: haan, and donât forget to tell your parents to vote to tube lightâ¦
As soon as listening to it, Ragini starts laughing vigorously. Laksh mesmerizes looking at her.
They keep walking somewhereâ¦Ragini is speakingâ¦
Back ground song plays, (in laksh pov)
âHer smile is moon in the sky,
Her laugh is wave in oceanâ¦.â
She stops near ice cream bike, she is buying for small children around.
âHer eyes are stars in skyâ¦
Her words are deep as oceanâ¦â
She comes with two cones near him. She gives him one, but he is looking at her. then she waves her hand, he comes to world and takes one.
âShe is the goddess of loveâ¦
Iâm the devotee in her worldâ¦â
Just then, his party members drag away Laksh. Ragini waves him hand saying byeâ¦he painfully waves his hand back.
Next day evening, he sees her helping small children crossing road. He is about to go near her.
His party member: where are you going? Canvassing who will doâ¦
Laksh: itâs already 5 in evening. Limit is over byeâ¦.
Laksh runs to Ragini. She shocks at once for his sudden arrival.
Laksh: hey, what are you? You always do social service?
Ragini: not more than you political leaderâ¦
Both laugh. They keep walking in same stepsâ¦
âwe are walking on same land nowâ¦
Shall we walk in same path forever?
You are the nightingaleâ¦.
Iâm the eager listenerâ¦.â
Suddenly cool breeze blows, Ragini closes her eyes and stretches her hands. laksh looks at her surprisingly.
She sings outâ¦
âwhere from this cool breeze come?
Itâs from those farm lands?
Or from those Himalayas?
âwhat message did this breeze carryâ¦?
Is it a message or a note??â
âMany languages and many religions,
Many traditions and many peopleâ¦
Are there in my countryâ¦â
âAll are mineâ¦
Everything is mineâ¦
Then what is the language of that message??
Itâs only language of patriotismâ¦â
All clap their hands appreciating her. Laksh keeps looking at her surprised. She smiles and turns to Laksh. He blinks his eyes appreciating. She bends her head.
The night before he sleeping looks Raginiâs message, good night. He too replies.
âwe together, are the pairâ¦
We separatedâ¦is impossibleâ¦
She is the black cloud,
Iâm the dry land waiting for herâ¦â
Next day, the elections day. People are very busy in voting. Party members are in tension.
Laksh is with his party people.
He is getting Raginiâs call. He is cutting her call continuously. He wants to goâ¦
Laksh: sir..? can I go?
Leader: what laksh? We are in tensionâ¦
Laksh: sir..why tension? We can tense on counting dayâ¦
Leader: ya, but this is main day for that. I donât care if I donât become CM, but that Shekar shouldnât be the CM.
While he is talking, Laksh is busily texting Ragini.
Leader: lover haa??
Laksh: no sirâ¦but I love herâ¦
Leader laughs: ok go..you crazy guyâ¦
Laksh smiles: thank you sirâ¦
Laksh runs out to meet Ragini. She is sitting in a park.
Laksh shouts: Raginiâ¦!!!
She turns her head and looks at him. He runs to her. her eyes are red and moist.
Laksh: heyâ¦what happened??
Suddenly Ragini hugs him. He shocks.
Ragini: Iâm alone in this world Lakshâ¦Iâm alone. I donât know why I came from US?
Laksh puts hands around her.
Laksh: you are not alone till Iâm there. And, Iâm always with you. Iâm sorry, I didnât take your call. I was busy in party office.
Ragini silently weeping in his embrace.
Laksh: why are you crying Ragini? What happened??
Ragini: my father is always busy. He never cares for me. After a long time, I have seen a person who is caring for me.
Laksh is silent. She moves far and looks at him.
Ragini: and thatâs you Laksh.
Smile appears on his face.
Ragini: I love youâ¦
Laksh smiles widelyâ¦and hugs her.
Bg plays in both povâ¦
âwe together are the pairâ¦
He is the landâ¦
She is the cloudâ¦
Our love is pretty Rainâ¦â
Precap: fb continueâ¦laksh to talk to Raginiâs dad to ask her in marriageâ¦.
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