Ankita Lokhande Wiki & Personal Details – Pavitra Rishta Actress

Ankita Lokhande – Meet Pavitra Rishta Actress

Ankita Lokhande is a very famous TV actress. Ankita got into spotlight from Zee TV serial titled Pavitra Rishta. Ankita Lokhande played the lead role of Archana Manav Deshmukh in Zee TV show since 2009.

Biography & Career

Pavitra Rishta fame actress Ankita Lokhande was born in December 19, 1984 in the city of Indore. The actress started her acting career from the Zee TV reality show titled ‘Zee Cine Stars Ki Khoj (season 1)’.

Zee TV Pavitra Rishta Actress – Ankita Lokhande

Zee TV’s show was a popular reality show to search for the brightest acting talent in the whole nation. Ankita was much appreciated by the big directors like Sanjay Manrekar and Satish Kaushik during the Zee TV’s talent hunt show.

In 2008, the famous actress got a chance to work in NDTV serial titled ‘Bali Umar Ko Salam’ opposite to Jai Soni. However, due to some reasons, show never went on air.

In 2009, Ankita got a golden opportunity to work with Ekta Kapoor in her serial ‘Pavitra Rishta’ on Zee TV. She played the lead role of Archan Manav Deshmukh in the serial.

In 2010, the Pavitra Rishta actress Ankita Lokhande also appeared in a very famous Sony TV comedy show ‘Comedy Circus’.  The actress also appeared in Star Plus dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhla Jaa’.


TV actress Ankita is not highly qualified as she joined Television industry early in her life. The Pavitra Rishta actress left studies and went to Mumbai in 2005 to try her luck in acting world.

Personal Profile Details

Birth Name: Tanuja Lokhande

Nick Name: Anki, Minti, Puja

Date of Birth: 19 December 1984

Age: 29 years

Place of Birth: Indore, India

Height: 5’5″ (1.68 m)

Religion: Maharastrian

Ankita Lokhande in Pavitra Rishta

The actress got a lot of fame from Zee TV serial Pavitra Rishta. She is playing the lead role in the serial opposite to Sushant Singh Rajput. The role of Archana, the wife, the mother made her a big TV star overnight. Today everyone reckons her as Archana, the wife of Manav.

Currently Ankita is playing double role in Pavitra Rishta. She is playing another role of Archana’s daughter, who is 19-year-old in Zee TV serial.

Archana who is now old could be seen wearing glasses and old fashioned sarees, while her other side Ankita could be seen playing a 19-year-old girl role.

The actress claims that her reel life Ankita is much similar to real Ankita Lonkhandwale.

Ankita and Sushant Singh Rajput

The Jodi of Ankita and Sushant is also very popular among the audience. After being friends for a long time, the couples fall into love with each other. TV actor turned Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput proposed Ankita Lonkhandwale on the sets of Star Plus dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhla Jaa’ and surprised everyone.

Ankita – Sushant Singh

Currently this Jodi is spending quality time with each other and living in live-in-relationship.  Though the couple has not married but they are living a life of Husband and Wife.

Ankita and Hiten Tejwani

After Sushant Singh Rajput got popular in Bollywood, the actor left the Zee TV show. His role was replaced by another famous TV actor Hiten Tejwani. In the early stage of shooting, Ankita found it very difficult to build chemistry with Hiten Tejwani in the serial. But, now Ankita is very comfortable working with Hiten and their chemistry could be also seen in the Zee TV show.

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