Ankita Lokhande received popularity from the serial Pavitra Rishta. She had made her Bollywood debut with Kangana Ranaut starrer Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi. The film completed four years toady.
Manikarnika celebrates four-year anniversary today. Ankita Lokhande gets nostalgic as she recollects the time when she was offered the film in 2019. Times of India quoted Ankita saying, “When Jhalkaribai was first offered to me, I felt instantly connected and powerful. I knew this character was the perfect one for my debut in Bollywood.”
Ankita Lokhande gets nostalgic as she recalls working in Manikarnika
Further sharing her experience, she said, “Playing a real-life character and emitting those emotions is a challenge and I feel amazing to have played it so well. I feel amazing to have a beautiful, graceful and strong memorable first step,” she further added.
Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi was a historical drama based on the life of Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi. The film was directed by Krish Jagarlamudi and fronted by Kangana Ranaut in the lead role. The film also featured Jisshu Sengupta, Atul Kulkarni, and others.
Ankita participated in India’s Best Cinestars Ki Khoj, post which the actress bagged the lead role of Archana in Ekta Kapoor’s daily soap Pavitra Rishta starring alongside Sushant Singh Rajput. She also participated in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 4 and Comedy Circus.
Ankita started dating her Pavitra Rishta co-star Sushant Singh Rajput in 2010. In a 2016 interview, the couple even spoke of marrying each other. However, the same year couple parted their ways. Ankita was last seen in Baaghi 3.
She will be seen next in Swatantra Veer Savarkar alongside Randeep Hooda. The film is conceptualised by Sandeep Singh, and it is written by Utkarsh Naithani and Randeep Hooda. The film is produced by Anand Pandit Motion Pictures and Legend Studios, Producers Anand Pandit, Sandeep Singh, and Sam Khan. The film is scheduled to release on May 26, 2023, marking the 140th birth anniversary of Veer Savarkar.
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