Ankita Lokhande was born on 19 December, 1984, in Indore to a Maharashtrian family. She has finished her schooling and college from Indore itself. Her father is a businessman and her mother is a housewife. Before working on
Pavitra Rishta, she struggled a lot to get a decent break. Ankita got an opportunity to show her talent on Zee Cine superstar Ki Khoj in the year 2006, where she was chosen as one of the participants from Indore. Ankita Lokhande was supposed to have started her acting career with the show Bali Umar Ko Salaam in 2008 along with
Jay Soni, but due to some unknown reason the show was dropped off. Ankita came into limelight when she took up the leading role of Archana in the daily soap Pavitra Rishta on Zee T.V. This show is one year old now, but still gaining popularity and Ankita is definitely main reason for that. Besides television, Ankita Lokhande is a good stage performer. Ankita Lokhande has performed in the dancing show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.
Ankita Lokhande won the Great Face of the Year – Female award in ITA awards – 21st November, 2010. Ankita Lokhande was recognized as a Best Actor – Female for Role in Pavitra Rishta and honored with Award of Excellence for her all-round talents at the Xplore Talent Awards Held in the USA and the UK.
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Ankita Lokhande is a famous actress who is better known as Archana for her role in the most favorite TV series in Indian television history. Ankita was born on 19th December, 1984, in Indore of Madhya Pradesh in India. Ankita is currently living in Mumbai for her acting jobs. Ankita appeared in Indian TV series named “Pavitra Rishta” (2009) which airs on ZEE TV and won the viewer’s hearts. Ankita got her popularity so fast, and soon she was being known as Archana in India and other countries likewise. Ankita did many TV shows and reality shows. She did “Pavitra Rishta” (2009) which is aired till date. Ankita did “India’s best Cine Stars Ki Khoj” on ZEE TV as a contestant before doing the TV series. Ankita was also participated as a contestant in “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa season 4” in 2010 which was telecasted on Sony TV and also participated in “Comedy Circus” in 2011, which was telecast on SONY TV.
Ankita also did a small role in “Ek Thhi Naayaka” (2013) as Pragya in which was telecasted on LIFE OK. For her brilliant performance, Ankita got few awards. Ankita got the “Indian Television Academy Awards” for being the Face of the Year. Though Ankita did few shows but she got so many fans and huge popularity. Her fans expect her to do much more work and being a successful actress.