Ankita Lokhande ranks among popular faces from the television industry who made their Bollywood foray in an impactful manner
Ankita Lokhande will be seen in Kangana Ranaut starrer 'Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi' for which she has already began filming
Ankita Lokhande worked on Ekta Kapoor's TV series 'Pavitra Rishta' from 2009 to 2014 in which her character Archana was popular with viewers
'Pavitra Rishta' was Ankita Lokhande's first TV show and she bagged several awards for her role in the series
Ankita Lokhande was initially set to make her TV debut with 'Bali Umar Ko Salam.' She had successfully auditioned for the show and even signed on the dotted line but it never saw the light of day
Ankita Lokhande's actual name is Tanuja. Ankita happens to be her nickname
Ankita Lokhande met her now ex-boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput while shooting for 'Pavitra Rishta'
Ankita Lokhande and 'Pavitra Rishta' co-star Sushant Singh Rajput was not on talking terms first. They gradually became friends and eventually fell in love and were in a relationship for 6 years
Ankita Lokhande hails from Indore and always wanted to become an actress and shifted to Mumbai to fulfil her dream
Ankita Lokhande is a trained dancer and showed off her dancing skills in 2011 as a contestant on 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa'
Ankita Lokhande was also interesting in sports and was a badminton champion
Ankita Lokhande also showed her funny side on the reality show 'Comedy Circus' but the audience wasn't ready to accept her as a comedienne
Ankita Lokhande has also appeared in Ekta Kapoor's horror miniseries 'Ek Thhi Naayka' an episodic show which featured actors like Huma Qureshi, Emraan Hashmi, Sakshi Tanwar, Pooja Gor and many others
Ankita Lokhande began limiting her public appearance post her break-up with Sushant Singh Rajput in 2016. Ankita Lokhande essays the role of Jalkari Bai in 'Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi'
Marathi actor Vaibhav Tatwawaadi, who played Chimaji Appa in 'Bajirao Mastani' (2015), will romance Ankita Lokhande in the Kangana Ranaut-starrer 'Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi'
Ankita Lokhande recently became the target of trolls online who shamed her for sharing hot photos on Instagram
Many Instagrammers also poked fun at Ankita Lokhande for her break-up with Sushant Singh Rajput
There were rumours that Ankita would also be seen in Sanjay Dutt's film 'Torbaaz', but director Girish Malik has denied the reports
Sushant Singh Rajput recently revealed that he's not in touch with former girlfriend Ankita Lokhande since their split
Ankita Lokhande apparently suffered an injury last year when she accidentally burnt her hand during a havan
There were rumours of Ankita Lokhande possibly dating her 'Pavitra Rishta' co-star Karan Mehra