Photo: Ankita Lokhande is a woman of courage as Jhalkari Bai in this still from Manikarnika

Ankita Lokhande will be making her Bollywood debut next year with Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi. The film stars Kangana Ranaut in the lead role.
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Ankita Lokhande made her acting debut in 2010 with the show Pavitra Rishta. She played the role of Archana in the show and became quite popular in every Indian household. Also, starring Sushant Singh Rajput, Pavitra Rishta was one of the top and longest running shows at that time. After the show got over, Ankita took a break from work until she could get her hands on a project that would interest her.

Well, after long wait fans will finally get to see their favourite actress back in action. Ankita is all set to make her Bollywood debut next year with the film Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi. In the film, Kangana Ranaut will be seen as Rani Laxmibai and Ankita will essay Jhalkari Bai's role. Jhalkari was a woman soldier in Rani Laxmibai's army and also an advisor to her. She is one of the unsung heroes in the war of freedom.

In a new still, Ankita Lokhande looks fierce and courageous as she is holding a gun in her hand. The still has only made us more curious to know more about her character.

Check out the still:

To prepare for her character in Manikarnika, Ankita Lokhande underwent rigorous training in horse-riding and sword fighting for at least 35 days. She even trained with Kangana Ranaut during the shooting of the film.

The trailer of Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi will be launched on December 18, 2018. The film is slated to release on January 25, 2019.

Are you excited to see Ankita Lokhande as Jhalkari Bai in Manikarnika? Let us know in the comments section below.

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