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Ankita Lokhande is an Indian television actress who is best known for her role of Archana in the daily soap Pavitra Rishta which aired on Zee TV. She made her television debut with Zee Cine Stars Ki Khoj (Season 1) which was a popular talent-hunt show. She was one of the participant in the show.


Ankita Lokhande was born on 19 December 1984 in Indore into a Maharashtrian family. In 2008, she was chosen to play the female lead in NDTV Imagine's Bali Umar Ko Salaam opposite Jay Soni but due to some unknown reasons, the show never went on air. Ankita came into limelight for her role of Archana in the daily soap Pavitra Rishta on Zee TV.

Latest News

According to the latest reports, Ankita Lokhande is finally transitioning to Bollywood as she was apparently spotted at Yash Raj Films while auditioning for a role in Sultan. She has been working hard to transition for the film. She has got herself a new haircut and she has changed her style too. She has also been working out extensively for the film.

Sultan has two female leads, one opposite Salman Khan and one more newcomer. Aditya Chopra has been looking out for a new comer for the second part.

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Personal Profile Details

Birth Name : Tanuja Lokhande
Nick Name : Anki, Minti, Puja
Date of Birth : 19 December 1984
Age : 30 years
Zodiac Sign : Sagittarius
Place of Birth : Indore, India
Height : 5'5" (1.68 m)
Boyfriend : Sushant Singh Rajput
Religion : Maharashtrian


Ankita Lokhande is not highly educated as she was desperate to make her career in acting. She left studies and went to Mumbai in 2005 and finally got the debut in 2009 in Pavitra Rishta. She is inarguably one of the highest paid actresses of the small screen, drawing Rs. 90,000 - 1.15 lakhs per episode.


Ankita lokhande is dating actor Sushant Singh Rajput. They were seen together in the daily soap Pavitra Rishta.

They got along well with each other and after being friends for long they stepped into the love world. Sushant stunned his ladylove Ankita, when he unexpectedly proposed her on the sets of dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa'.

About their marriage plans, Sushant said, "Ankita wants an elaborate wedding and it will happen at the end of next year when I am done with my current commitments. By then I'll have a year to condition myself so that I can enjoy the wedding. I have no option."

In Rani Mahal

If latest reports are to be believed then, Ankita Lokhande has been approached for Vikas Gupta's period drama, Rani Mahal on Sony TV. She will be seen playing a powerful character in the series. Actors like Sakshi Tanwar, Anita Hassanandani and VJ Bani have been finalized for the show.

Archana in Pavitra Rishta

Ankita Lokhande who played the character of Archana has also played a double role in the show. She played the roles of Archana and Ankita. Archana's 19 year old grand-daughter Ankita who had to grow up overnight in order to take care of her four siblings and drunken father when her mother left the family to marry a rich man. Though she was a young girl with modern beliefs, she has a very traditional and rooted value system.

Ankita lokhande and Hiten Tejwani

Hiten Tejwani replaced Sushant Singh Rajput in Balaji's daily soap Pavitra Rishta. Ankita found it really hard to built up chemistry with Hiten in the beginning but later she was very happy and comfortable with the actor.

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