Manikarnika is assumed to be one of the most controversial films of the year 2018. It is based on the true story of Jhansi Ki Rani. Kangana Ranaut will be playing the lead role as Rani Laxmibai. On the other hand, TV star Ankita Lokhande will be portraying the character of Jhalkari Bai. Well, this will be her first film & she is so excited for her debut.

Recently, Ankita has expressed her excitement in an interview stating that she is so proud to portray such an effective character onscreen. The actress also added that not many of the citizens of India are aware of Jhalkari Bai. She was the right hand of Rani Laxmi Bai. Her looks were so similar to the Rani that many times she acted as the shield to Laxmi Bai.

According to some reports, Krish directorial Manikarnika is all set to release on 3rd August 2018. It will also feature Sonu Sood, Atul Kulkarni, Jisshu Sengupta in prominent roles. We have seen many glimpses of Kangana from this film, recently Ankita’s look is revealed on Twitter.

Ankita Lokhande in Manikarnika

Ankita Lokhande’s past life

Pavitra Rishta fame, Ankita is a big name in the television industry. She became the most popular name after working as the lead in Pavitra Rishta. It was one of the longest running serials which ran from 2009 to 2014. Ankita became the household name after doing Pavitra Rishta. She even dated her co-star, Sushant Singh Rajput for many years. Unfortunately, they got separated after Sushant entered in the film industry. Well, the good thing is that now Ankita is also going to be the part of Hindi Cinema. There are many more actors who started their career from the small screen & are now a big name in Bollywood. Let’s wish the same for Ankita as well.

First Published on: 12:39 pm - 16, Mar 2018
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Garima is a creative content writer and a film journalist. She loves curating interesting tidbits about movies and actors, and then create an awesome piece of content around it.
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