|Real Name||Tanuja Lokhande|
|Full Name||Ankita Shashikant Lokhande|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 55 kg
in pounds- 121 lbs
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||34-28-34|
|Debut||Film: Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi (2019)
TV: Pavitra Rishta (2009)
|Awards, Achievements||2010- 3rd Boroplus Gold Award - Gold Debut in a Lead Role (Female), Indian Television Academy Award - GR8! Face of The Year (Female) for the serial 'Pavitra Rishta'
2011- 4th Boroplus Gold Award - Best Actress in a Lead Role, Star Guild Award - Best Actress in Drama Series for the serial 'Pavitra Rishta'
2012- Indian Telly Award - Television Personality of The Year (Female), 5th Boroplus Gold Award - Best Actress in a Lead Role for the serial 'Pavitra Rishta'
2014- Star Guild Award - Best Actress in Drama Series for the serial 'Pavitra Rishta'
|Date of Birth||19 December 1984|
|Age (as in 2018)||34 Years|
|Birthplace||Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Sagittarius|
|Hometown||Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, India|
|School||She did her schooling from Indore India|
|College/University||She did her college from Indore India|
|Hobbies||Dancing, Swimming, Playing Badminton, Shopping, Listening to Soft Music|
|Controversies||• She is considered to be unprofessional on the TV sets.
• Once she slapped Sushant Singh Rajput publicly at a party as he was drunk and was dancing with girls around him.
|Relationships & More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Sushant Singh Rajput (Actor)
Vicky Jain (Businessman)
|Parents||Father- Shashikant Lokhande (Banker)
Mother- Vandana Pandis Lokhande (Former Teacher, Homemaker)
|Siblings||Brother- Sooraj Lokhande
Sister- Jyoti Lokhande
|Favourite Food(s)||Bhindi, Dal Fry, Butter Chicken|
|Favourite Actor(s)||Paul Walker, Simon Helberg|
|Favourite Actresses||Madhuri Dixit, Sridevi
|Favourite Restaurant||Urban Tadka in Mumbai|
|Salary (approx.)||₹1.15/episode (as in 2014) Daily Bhaskar|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Ankita Lokhande
- Does Ankita Lokhande smoke?: Not Known
- Does Ankita Lokhande drink alcohol?: Yes
- Ankita was born into a middle-class Marathi family residing in Indore; with no film background.
- She grew up active in sports and was a state-level badminton player.
- She always wanted to be an actress but had to give up her acting dreams initially, after which she was supposed to join Frankfinn academy, but her acting aspirations took her to Mumbai in 2005.
- In 2006, while she was struggling in Mumbai, she took part in the talent hunt reality show ‘Idea Zee Cinestars,’ where she couldn’t reach the top 5, however, she made a mark in the show with her acting abilities.
- She was supposed to make her TV debut with NDTV Imagine’s serial ‘Bali Umar Ko Salaam,’, but the show got shelved.
- Her first salary was ₹10,000.
- In 2009, she made her acting debut with Zee TV’s ‘Pavitra Rishta’ and became an overnight sensation with her character of “Archana.”
- She didn’t like Sushant Singh Rajput initially on the sets of ‘Pavitra Rishta.’ However, with the passage of time, they both fell in love and were in a live-in relationship for around 6 years before they split in 2016.
- She bought more than 300 saris for her role in ‘Pavitra Rishta.’
- She is friends with Rashmi Desai, Nandish Sandhu, Jay Bhanushali, Mahhi Vij and Ragini Khanna.
- She was approached for Shah Rukh Khan‘s ‘Happy New Year’ (2014).
- She loves to buy make-up kits, shoe, and diamond.
- She made her Bollywood debut with a historical biographical film on the life of Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi ‘Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi,’ where she played the pivotal role of a women soldier, Jhalkari Bai.
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