Ankita Lokhande to debut in Kangana Ranaut’s Manikarnika

Ankita Lokhande debut Kangana Ranauts Manikarnika

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Talking about her debut film, Anita said: “I’d never heard of her before, not many have, but Jhalkaribai was one of the greatest heroes of our proud history. I’m honoured that I’ll be telling her story to the world, fighting alongside Kangana’s Rani Laxmibai”.

It seems 2017, is proving to be a lucky year for small screen actresses. After the news of Mouni Roy’s Bollywood debut with Akshay Kumar’s Gold, another popular name of Tele world has also joined the list of actresses, who is going o make her Bollywood debut. Ankita Lokhande, who ruled the television world with her popular show Pavitra Rishta is now all set to make her Bollywood debut with Kangana Ranaut’s Manikarnika The Queen of Jhansi.   While Kangana will play the main lead as Rani Lakshmi Bai, Ankita Lokhande will be seen portraying the role of Jhalkaribai in the upcoming period drama. The actress, who earlier portray the characters of wife, daughter-in-law in her shows, will now showcase her totally different side through her upcoming film. In Manikarnika The Queen of Jhansi, Ankita will be seen fighting with swords, riding horses.Talking about her debut film, Anita said: “I’d never heard of her before, not many have, but Jhalkaribai was one of the greatest heroes of our proud history. I’m honoured that I’ll be telling her story to the world, fighting alongside Kangana’s Rani Laxmibai”.Lokhande said, ” I was always a content girl. I stayed with Pavitra Rishta for six years. Even after other left, I carried on because a mother doesn’t abandon her baby. No regrets, my TV show gave me name, fame and money; and now I hope to repeat that success on a bigger platform.”