Bhagya Lakshmi 16th November 2023 Written Update Strange twist. Sonia calls Malishka and urges her to leave the house immediately as Lakshmi is now conscious. Confused, Malishka questions why Sonia didn’t reveal the truth and begins to question Sonia’s motives. Abhay intervenes and advises Malishka to use common sense and return to the house before things escalate. Despite the unexpected turn of events, Malishka remains hopeful and joins in on the festivities, even congratulating Rishi and Lakshmi. She embraces Lakshmi and warns her not to disclose the truth or she will harm both Rishi and herself.
Karishma praises Malishka for agreeing to the marriage, and Pandit Ji directs them to exchange flower necklaces. Shalu gives one to Lakshmi, but she cannot accept it due to her current state of mind. Rishi explains that she is still recovering from her injury. Lakshmi takes the flowers and places them around Rishi’s neck with a blank expression. The Pandit then advises them to seek blessings from their elders. Ayush mentions that this is Rishi’s third marriage with Lakshmi. Suddenly, Lakshmi clutches her head and leans on Rishi, causing her pupils to widen as he explains that it is a result of her head injury. Ayush tells Rishi to kiss her forehead, saying it will ease her pain.
Shalu joins in, urging Rishi to do the same. Malishka watches with tears in her eyes as Karishma encourages her to cry it out. However, Malishka insists that she won’t shed any tears on Rishi’s big day. Despite Lakshmi’s repeated falls, Rishi continues to support her, believing she is still feeling the effects of anesthesia. Abhay angrily calls Malishka and accuses her of not being brave enough to run away, but Malishka explains that she is threatened. Abhay only becomes more agitated by this news. As the wedding rituals begin and Pandit Ji ties their hands together, Lakshmi grows increasingly panicked while staring at the fire in front of them.
Suddenly, she runs away screaming about fire when her dupatta catches on fire. In a swift motion, Rishi extinguishes the flames and tries to comfort a traumatized Lakshmi who continues to push him away and scream about fire. Meanwhile, Abhay asks Sonia if they’ve been able to locate the motorcycle driver, but she informs him that he has disappeared without a trace. Abhay says that Malishka is solely intimidated by Lakshmi and no one else. Despite everyone’s attempts to soothe her, Lakshmi remains adamant in her refusal to approach the fire.
Ayush calmly speaks to her, explaining that the fire holds sacred significance in their union. However, Lakshmi forcefully pushes him aside. Curious, Abhay questions why Lakshmi remained silent. Sonia speculates that there must be a deep secret waiting to be uncovered. Meanwhile, at the wedding ceremony, Lakshmi frantically grabs a photo frame and uses it to strike Bani and Shalu as they approach her. She continues to cry and refuses anyone’s assistance, even striking Malishka who becomes extremely angry. In an attempt to soothe Lakshmi, Ayush and Rishi extinguish the holy fire.