Feeling victimized Amba seeks justice. She orders Bhishma to marry her but he refuses as he has taken an oath. Amba swears that she will take revenge on Bhishma. So, she seeks the help of Lord Parashurama.
Vichitravirya dies under mysterious circumstances. Bhishma questions Suryanarayan about Vichitravirya's death and accuses him of destroying his family. Meanwhile, Amba gains the attention of Lord Parashurama.
Pandu informs Dhritarashtra that he has decided to give him the post of advisor of the King. Dhritarashtra becomes enraged and refuses to accept the post. Pandu informs Dhritarashtra that he will prove his ability as the King.
Pandu praises Kunti for asking the right question in her Swayamwar. Satyavati tries to stop Pandu from going for a war. Pandu informs Satyavati that he will not change his decision. Bhishma informs Pandu that he will lead the war.
Dhritarashtra realizes his mistake and questions Gandhari whether she will accept him as her husband. While hunting, Pandu kills Maharishi Kindam and his wife, by mistake. Pandu apologizes to Maharishi Kindam for the same.
Bhishma tries to stop Pandu from renouncing his kingdom, but in vain. Pandu requests Bhishma to let him repent for his crime. Shakuni pretends to take care of Dhritarashtra and provokes him against Pandu.
Pandu requests Kunti to give birth to four more babies. Dhritarashtra decides to go on a war, but Bhishma stops him. Satyavati informs Dhritarashtra that Maharishi Vyasa can give lives to his hundred and one children.
Bheem becomes unconscious after consuming the kheer given by Duryodhan. Drona informs Dhritarashtra that he will teach his son, Ashwatthama, along with his sons and Pandavaas. Dhritarashtra does not want his sons to stay away from Hastinapur.
Karna's Guru tells him to request Dronacharya to teach him the art of archery. Karna tells Dronacharya that he wants to learn the art of archery from him. On learning that Karna is a charioteer's child, Dronacharya refuses to teach him the art of archery.
Dronacharya begins the contest. Shakuni assures Duryodhan that he will stay in Hastinapur until he makes him the King. Ashwathama informs Dhritarashtra and the people that Nakul will fight against Duryodhan.
Yudhishthir refuses to contest against Duryodhan. Duryodhan wins the contest against Yudhishthir. On seeing the fight between Bheem and Duryodhan, Bhishma asks Dhritarashtra to stop the contest, but he refuses.
Dhritarashtra asks Vidur to punish Arjun for raising the weapon against Karna. Vidur suggests Dhritarashtra that if Karna forgives Arjun then there is no need of punishing Arjun. Duryodhan suggests Arjun to apologize to Karna, by washing his legs.
Arjun assures Dronacharya that he will avenge his insult. Duryodhan and the Kauravas ask Dhritarashtra to order them to attack Drupada. A messenger informs Drupada that Dronacharya is planning to attack Panchal.
Dronacharya informs the Kauravas and the Pandavas that he and Ashwathama will not be participating in the war. Later, Dronacharya tells the Kauravas that he will not allow them to go for the war, if they accept Karna's assistance for the same.
Drupada orders his commander, Shikhandini, to imprison the Kauravas and Pandavas. Later, Duryodhan informs Yudhishthir that he does not need support from the Pandavas, and that, only the Kauravas will be participating in the war.