Television popular actress Ankita Lokhande seems to have finally got her big Bollywood break. Ankita, known for her role opposite Sushant Singh Rajput in popular TV soap opera, Pavitra Rishta, will work with her Bollywood debut in Kangana Ranaut’s much-anticipated film Manikarnika.
According to the source, Ankita would be seen portraying the role of Jhalkari Bai, a close aide and advisor to the Queen of Jhansi, Rani Laxmibai, a role essayed by Kangana Ranaut in the film.
Ankita has already started her training in horse riding under the guidance of Hollywood Action director, Nick Powell.
Manikarnika – The Queen Of Jhansi is an upcoming Indian biographical film, directed by Krish and produced by Zee Studios in association with Kamal Jain & Co-Produced by Nishant Pitti.
Kangana Ranaut plays the title role of Jhansi Rani Laxmibai. This movie is slated to release on 2018 April 27 and the shooting schedule will begin in August 2017.
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