Ankita Lokhande

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NameAnkita Lokhande
Full NameAnkita Lokhande Jain
Real NameTanuja Lokhande
NicknameAnki, Minty
ProfessionIndian actress
Years Active2009-Present
Date of BirthDecember 19, 1984
Age (In 2023)39 Years
Birth PlaceIndore, Madhya Pradesh, India
HometownUjjain, Madhya Pradesh, India
Current CityMumbai, Maharashtra, India
CasteBhoite Brahmin
Mother TongueMarathi
Physical Stats
Heightin centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5ft 6in
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
Family and Marriage Details
Marital StatusMarried
Husband/SpouseVicky Jain (Mumbai-based businessman)
ankita lokhande and vicky jain
Marriage DateDecember 14, 2021
Boyfriend(s)/Affair(s)Sushant Singh Rajput
sushant singh rajput and ankita lokhande
FatherShashikant Lokhande (News reporter) 1
ankita lokhande with father shashikant lokhande
MotherVandana Pandis Lokhande (Teacher) 2
ankita lokhande with mother vandana pandis lokhande
Brother(s)Arpan Lokhande 3
ankita lokhande with brother arpan lokhande
Cousin(s)Ashita Sahu 4
ankita lokhande with ashita sahu
Shwetangi Khutal 5
ankita lokhande with shwetangi khutal
Aditya Sahu 6
Education Details
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationGraduate
Debut MovieManikarnika (2019)
MoviesSwatantra Veer Savarkar (2023)
The Last Coffee (2023)
Baaghi 3 (2020)
Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi (2019)
Debut TVPavitra Rishta (2009-2014)
TV Show(s)Bigg Boss 17 (contestant, 2023)
Smart Jodi (winner, 2022)
Ek Thhi Naayka (2013)
Comedy Circus Ka Naya Daur (contestant, 2011)
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 4 (contestant, 2011)
Pavitra Rishta (2009-14)
India’s Best Cinestars Ki Khoj (contestant, 2007)
Web SeriesPavitra Rishta: It’s Never Too Late (2021)
Contact/Social Media Details (516k followers) (4m followers) (4m followers)
Other Details
Alternate name(s)Aankita Lokhaande
Favorite ActressMadhuri Dixit
Favorite ColorWhite
Favorite FoodBhindi
HobbiesDancing, playing badminton
Net Worth (Approx.)Rs. 10-15 crore
Salary/FeesRs. 90,000-1.5 lakh per episode
Family Picture
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Ankita Lokhande Jain is an Indian film & television actress. She is best known for essaying the role of Archana Manav Deshmukh in Pavitra Rishta (2009-2014).
She was born on 19 December 1984 as Tanuja Lokhande into a Marathi Brahmin family to Shashikant Lokhande, a news reporter, and Vandana Phadnis Lokhande, a teacher in Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
Ankita Lokhande doesn’t have any siblings with the names Jyoti Lokhande & Sooraj Lokhande. Various websites have incorrectly mentioned Jyoti Lokhande as her younger sister and Sooraj Lokhande as her younger brother. Arpan Lokhande is her only real brother. 3
She is a state-level badminton player. 7
She moved to Mumbai in 2005 to pursue a career in acting and in 2007 participated in India’s Best Cinestars Ki Khoj, a talent show for aspiring actors.
Lokhande was initially supposed to make her small-screen debut in a romantic school drama titled ‘Baali Umar Ko Salaam’. However, something went wrong and the show was scrapped. 8
Ankita Lokhande made her small screen debut with the lead role of Archana Deshmukh in the television series Pavitra Rishta (2009-2014) opposite Sushant Singh Rajput. Lokhande and Rajput began dating in 2010 before calling it quits in 2016.
In 2011, she participated in the fourth season of the dance reality show, “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa” as a contestant and finished in the 5th position. In the same year, she also appeared as a participant in “Comedy Circus Ka Naya Daur”.
In 2013, she appeared in two episodes of Life OK’s horror thriller mini-series “Ek Thhi Naayka”.
After breaking up with Sushant Singh Rajput, the Pavitra Rishta actress found love again in businessman Vicky Jain. The couple dated for over three years before getting married on 14 December 2021 in an intimate ceremony at Mumbai’s Grand Hyatt Hotel. 9
ankita lokhande and vicky jain marriage picture
Ankita was among television’s highest-paid actresses in 2016. She earned approximately Rs 90,000-1.5 lakh per episode. 10
She wanted to take part in Roadies but did not participated in it due to the fear of the judges. 11
Rashami Desai, Nandish Sandhu, Jay Bhanushali, Mahhi Vij, and Ragini Khanna are her close friends. 11
Ankita was offered a role in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat (2018) but she rejected the offer as she was not yet ready for the movies. Later she admitted regretting her decision. 12
She made her bollywood debut as Jhalkaribai in Kangana Ranaut starrer Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi (2019) based on the life of Rani Lakshmi Bai. The film was a success at the box office and Lokhande received appreciation for her acting in the movie.
In September 2020, Sushant Singh Rajput’s fans vandalized Shibani Dandekar‘s Wikipedia page because Shibani had slammed Ankita Lokhande and showed support for Rhea Chakraborty. Shibani was called a ‘gold digging scumbag’ & said to be in a polygamous relationship with actor Farhan Akhtar since 2018. 13
She was next seen in the action thriller film Baaghi 3 (2020) alongside Tiger Shroff, Riteish Deshmukh and Shraddha Kapoor. The film was released before the COVID lockdown and its box office performance was affected by the shutdown of theatres due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In February 2022, Ankita Lokhande and her husband Vicky Jain participated in StarPlus’ couple-based reality show Smart Jodi and they emerged as the winner. They were awarded a cash prize of ₹25 lakh and received the ‘golden gathbandhan’ trophy from Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia Deshmukh. 14
ankita lokhande and vicky jain with smart jodi trophy
She featured on the cover page of L’utopia Magazine’s July 2023 edition.
ankita lokhande on lutopia magazine cover
In 2023, she starred opposite Shoib Nikash Shah in the film “The Last Coffee”.
Ankita Lokhande along with her husband Vicky Jain is currently participating as a contestant in the reality TV show Bigg Boss 17. Apart from them Munawar Faruqui, Neil Bhatt, Aishwarya Sharma, Navid Sole, Anurag Dobhal, Sana Raees Khan, Jigna Vora, Mannara Chopra, Soniya Bansal, Firoza Khan, Sunny Arya, Rinku Dhawan, Arun Srikanth Mashettey, Abhishek Kumar, and Isha Malviya are fighting to lift the Bigg Boss 17 trophy. 15
ankita lokhande and vicky jain in bigg boss 17

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