Ankita Lokhande Age, Wiki, Bio, Husband, Boyfriend, Marriage, Instagram, Height, Weight, Movies & Many More

Ankita Lokhande is an Indian film and television actress. She was born as Tanuja Lokhande on 19 December 1984, in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India. She is best known for playing the role of ‘Archana Manav Deshmukh’ in the TV serial “Pavitra Rishta” (2009). In 2011, she participated on Colors TV’s dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 4. In the same year, she also participated in another reality show Comedy Circus along with Kapil Sharma. She made her debut in the film Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi (2019), in which she played warrior Jhalkaribai. She also appeared in action thriller film Baaghi 3 (2020). She was one of the highest paid television actresses until she retired in 2018 to foray into films. 

Real NameTanuja Lokhande
Other NameAnkita Lokhande
Full NameAnkita Shashikant Lokhande
NicknameAnki and Minty
Date of birth19 December 1984
BirthplaceIndore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Age (as in 2021)37 years old
Zodiac signSagittarius
Famous Role‘Archana Manav Deshmukh’ in the TV serial “Pavitra Rishta”
HometownUjjain, Madhya Pradesh, India
Current ResidenceBandra, Mumbai, Maharashtra
HobbiesDancing, Swimming, Shopping, Playing Badminton, Listening to music
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Years active2004- present

Ankita Lokhande Height/ Weight & Physical State –

The height of Ankita Lokhande is 5 feet 5 inches and the body weight is around 55 kg. The full body measurement of Ankita Lokhande is 34-28-35 inches. She has stylish Brown colour hair and also sparkling star-like black colour eyes. 

Height5’5″ (165 cm)
Weight55 kg
Chest34 Inches
Waist28 Inches
Hips35 Inches
Body typeSlim
Eye colourBlack
Hair colourLight Brown

Ankita Lokhande Family Background –

Ankita Lokhande belongs to a Maharashtrian Hindu Family. Her father’s name is Shashikant Lokhande, who is a  news reporter and her mother’s name is Vandana Pandis Lokhande, who is a teacher. She has a younger brother, Sooraj Lokhande and a younger sister, Jyoti Lokhande. 

FatherShashikant Lokhande (a news reporter)
MotherVandana Pandis Lokhande (Teacher)
BrotherSooraj Lokhande (younger)
SisterJyoti Lokhande (younger)
Ankita Lokhande and Vicky Jain look made-for-each-other in this adorable  pic - Movies News

Ankita Lokhande Educational Qualification –

She did her schooling and graduation from Indore, and from there, she completed her degree in graduation. 

SchoolShe did her schooling from Indore
CollegeShe did her graduation from Indore

Ankita Lokhande Marital status/ Relationship and More –

Marital status of Ankita Lokhande is unmarried. She was in a relationship with her Pavitra Rishta co-star, Sushant Singh Rajput. The duo dated each other for around 6 years and then ended their relationship in 2016. Reportedly, the reason behind their break-up was Sushant’s growing friendship with the Bollywood actress, Kriti Sanon. After her break-up with Sushant, Ankita found love in the businessman, Vicky Jain. In 2019, she announced her relationship with Vicky Jain. 

Marital statusUnmarried
Affairs/ BoyfriendsSushant Singh Rajput (Ex-boyfriend, Actor),
Vicky Jain (Businessman)

Ankita Lokhande Early Life –

Ankita was inclined towards acting from a very young age. While in college, she used to perform at the Ganpati Utsav and Navratri festivals. After completing her graduation, Ankita got herself enrolled in Indore’s Frankfinn Institute to receive training for becoming an air hostess. Meanwhile, she gave auditions for the talent hunt show, “Zee Cinestars Ki Khoj” and got selected. Although Ankita didn’t the show, she received the title of ‘Best Dancer’ in the show. Thereafter, she started modeling and did many print shoots. 

Ankita Lokhande Favourite Things –

Favourite Actor(s)Paul Walker, Simon Helbert 
Favourite Actress(es)Madhuri Dixit, Shilpa Shetty, Sri Devi
Favourite FoodBhindi, Dal Fry, Butter Chicken
Favourite RestaurantUrban Tadka in Mumbai
Favourite MusicSoft Romantic Songs, Ghazals
Favourite ColourWhite
Favourite DestinationLadakh

Ankita Lokhande Net worth –

The net worth of Ankita Lokhande is estimated to be $3 Million dollars. She charges Rs. 1 lakh per episode. Her source of income is mostly from being a successful TV actress

SalaryRs. 1 Lakh/ Episode
Net worth$3 Million
Source of IncomeActing

Ankita Lokhande Career –

  • Ankita Lokhande started her acting career in 2009 with Ekta Kapoor‘s romantic-drama, “Pavitra Rishta.” She played the role of ‘Archana Deshmukh’ in the serial and became a household name.
  • In 2011, she participated in the dance reality show, “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa season 4″. 
  • In the same year, Ankita participated in the comedy reality TV show, “Comedy Circus.” 
  • Next, she played the role of ‘Pragya’ in the TV serial, ‘Ek Thhi Naayka’.
  • In 2019, Ankita made her film debut by playing the role of ‘Jhalkari Bai’ in the film, “Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi.”
  • In 2020, she also appeared in action thriller film Baaghi 3.

Ankita Lokhande Television Serial List –

  • Pavitra Rishta
  • Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 4
  • Comedy Circus
  • Ek Thhi Naayka

Ankita Lokhande Movies List –

  • Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi
  • Baaghi 3

Some lesser known facts about Ankita Lokhande –

  • Does Ankita Lokhande Smoke?
  • Does Ankita Lokhande Drink Alcohol? Yes
  • She was active in sports in her childhood and was a state level Badminton player.
  • In 2009, she made her acting debut with Zee TV’s ‘Pavitra Rishta’ and became an overnight sensation with her character of. ‘Archana’.
  • She did not 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.
  • In 2011, Ankita took part in the dance reality show, “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa”.
  • She also participated in the reality show, “Comedy Circus”.
  • Lokhande played the role of ‘Pragya’ in the TV serial, “Ek Thhi Naayka”.
  • It was rumoured that she will be a part of the movie Padmaavat.
  • She appeared in Bigg Boss as a Guest to support Rashmi Desai.
  • Her family and friends fondly call her Anki and Minty and her boyfriend, Vicky Jain lovingly calls her ‘Babs’.
  • Ankita bagged a role in Jay Mehta’s ‘Bali Umar Ko Salaam’, on NDTV but the show did not go on air.
  • Lokhande was the first choice for the Bollywood Film, “Happy New Year”. However, later she was replaced by Deepika Padukone.
  • Ankita is an avid dog lover and has a pet dog, Scotch.
  • Lokhande was an average student in her school and college days.
  • She loves dancing and is a trained dancer.
  • Initially, her parents were not happy with her decision of becoming an actress.
  • Ankita is often spotted drinking alcohol on various occasions.
  • In 2020, Ankita posted a picture on her Instagram account flaunting a diamond ring after which there were rumours of her engagement with her boyfriend, Vicky Jain.
  • She is good friends with many TV celebrities including Rashami Desai, Nandish Sandhu, Jay Bhanushali, Mahhi Vij, and Ragini Khanna.
  • She auditioned for Salman Khan’s film Sultan, however, Anushka Sharma bagged the role.

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