Pavitra Rishta’s Ankita Lokhande, who had been on a hiatus for quite a long time, is all set to return to the big screen as Jhalkaribai in Kangana Ranaut starrer Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi.
The actress had disappeared post her break-up with Sushant Singh Rajput, and till now, there was nothing but only rumours of her big Bollywood debut.
Confirming the news of her launch movie and talking about her character to Mirror, Ankita 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.”
Taking to her Instagram account, Ankita shared the story of her return to the big screen today (July 3, 2017) and wrote alongside: No words .. #jhalkaribai #manikarnika #thankful #3rdjuly2017