Popular TV actress Ankita Lokhande, who’s gearing up for her Bollywood debut alongside Kangana Ranaut in Manikarnika, had a mini reunion with her Pavitra Rishta co-stars. Recently, Ankita was spotted partying hard with Aparna Dixit, Shruti Kunwar and Mrinalini Tyagi in a Mumbai pub. The girls were beaming with joy in the pictures and videos shared by Aparna Dixit in her Instagram stories.
Ankita Lokhande became a household name post her stint in Ekta Kapoor’s daily soap Pavitra Rishta. She shot to fame for her role as Archana Deshmukh in the Sushant Singh Rajput-starrer show. After the show went off air, she took a break from acting. Now, she will be seen with Kangana Ranaut in the upcoming Bollywood flick Manikarnika. In the biopic, she will be playing the role of Jhalkari Bai, who was one of the valiant soldiers in Jhansi Ki Rani’s women army.
One of the most popular TV couples, Sushant Singh Rajput and Ankita Lokhande met on the sets of Pavitra Rishta. Playing onscreen couples, the duo started dating in real life as well. They were dating each other even after the show went off air. But due to some unknown reasons, the duo broke up, breaking the hearts of their fans. Sushant Singh Rajput is upping his acting game in Bollywood while Ankita is yet to debut as an actress in the industry.
Ankita Lokhande gave a glimpse of her role in Manikarnika, on her Instagram account. She wrote, “jhalkari bai definitely knows the way to even a modern man’s heart ! #Manikarnika @vaibhav.tatwawaadi #ItsBlurForAReason#jhalkaribai.”
Her Bollywood film Manikarnika is slated to release in April, 2018.