(19 December 1984)
Ankita Lokhande:- As we know Ankita Lokhande has been a very famous name now in this era, so let’s talked about their Biography in short. Ankita (born 19 December 1984) is an Indian actress. She is a very beautiful, talented, and versatile actress in the Tv industry who earned fame with her debut award-winning role in Balaji Telefilms’ daily show Pavitra Rishta on Zee TV. She was one of the highest-paid television actors until she retired in 2018 to debut into the films.
In 2019, Ankita debuted her film career as Jhalkaribai in the historical movie Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi. then she appeared in the 2020 action thriller Baaghi 3, which was directed by Ahmed Khan.
⇒ Personal life:-
Ankita was born on 19 December 1984 in the Marathi family of Indore to Shashikant and Vandana Phadnis. His father is a news reporter and her mother is a teacher. His siblings are Jyoti Lokhande and Sooraj Lokhande. Also, Ankita was very interested in sports and she was a state-level badminton player. After completing her graduation, she moved to Mumbai in 2005 to pursue her passion for acting.
Lokhande co-starred with Sushant Singh Rajput in Pavitra Rishta where they began dating each other in 2010. There on-screen Jodi Archana and Manav their fans were very liked his performance. Ankita and Sushant both they want to be married to each other, suddenly they were separated in 2016, their 6 years the old relationship was broken.
In 2019, she announced her relationship with her present boyfriend Vicky Jain, a businessman. They got engaged on 11 June 2020. Recently (on14 June 2020) her ex-boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at their flat in Mumbai. Ankit had not expected this news from Sushant. she cannot believe this.
⇒ Career (TV, films):-
After participation in Idea Zee Cinestar (2006–07), Lokhande bagged the lead role of Archana in Ekta Kapoor’s daily show Pavitra Rishta (2009–14). Her performance and chemistry with Rajput received various television awards and making her famous in every house.
Along with Pavitra Rishta, Lokhande contested on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa season 4 in 2011. That year, she also participated in Comedy Circus. In 2013, she appeared in episodic of Kapoor’s mini-series Ek Thhi Naayka as Pragya.
Pavitra Rishta took a generation leap in 2013, after which Lokhande also began playing Archana’s granddaughter Ankita too along with Archana, till the series ended in 2014.
After a two year gap from acting and then she split up with Rajput, there were reports that Lokhande is set to debut into the big screen with a role in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period drama Padmaavat (2018). However, she left the movie, replying that she isn’t ready for a film debut.
The following year, speculations were spread that she has been signed for Girish Malik’s film Torbaaz along with Sanjay Dutt. However, these rumors turned out to be untrue with Malik’s statement that Lokhande isn’t a part of it.
In 2018, she finally announced that she will plunge into films with the role of Jhalkaribai, a warrior in Krish and Kangana Ranaut’s joint directorial venture Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, an epic drama based on the life of Rani Lakshmi Bai that got theatrical premiere during the eve of Republic day 2019 and did quite very well at the box-office and became her first commercial success.