As an actress, Ankita Lokhande has made her debut in television with Zee TV show called Pavitra Rishta in 2009. In the show, she has been paired with Sushant Singh Rajput. Both their characters Manav and Archana have been loved by the audience over the years. Few years ago, the popular show has stopped its run on Indian television. From the time, audience has been looking forward to see Ankita in a project. Now, she is ready to comeback onscreen once again. Instead of small screen, she has chosen the silver screen for her return. Pavitra Rishta fame Ankita Lokhande is going to make her Bollywood debut with Manikarnika: Queen of Jhansi starring Kangana Ranaut.
In the movie Manikarnika, Ankita will portray the character of Jhalkari Bai whereas Kangana Ranaut will be seen in the titular role of Manikarnika aka Rani Lakshmi Bai. During an interview, Ankita has talked about her dream project. She has said, “For me, content is the hero and I am okay being paired with anyone. But yes I would love to work with Sanjay Leela Bhansali as I admire his knowledge and his sense for cinema. And yes, at least once, I wish to play Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s heroine opposite Salman Khan.”
On asking whether Ankita is going to concentrate on movies only from now, she has said that it has been a six year journey in television. For the people, she is still Archana. So, she can never quit television.
Release of Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi is scheduled on 25th January, 2019. So, are you eager to watch Ankita on the big screen now?