Ankita Lokhande (BIG BOSS): Age, Net Worth, Lifestyle and many more

Ankita Lokhande is an Indian actress. Ankita was born into a middle-class Marathi family residing in Indore, with no film background. She is a versatile actress who works predominantly in Hindi televisions and films. She made her television debut with her role as Archana in the most loved daily soap – “Pavitra Rishta”. She rose to fame with her lead role as “Archana” opposite Sushant Singh Rajput. Eventually, she stepped in Bollywood as well. She made her debut in the film “Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi”. She has been praised and awarded many times for her dedication towards the role.

Ankita Lokhande
Real NameTanuja Lokhande
Age39 years
Date of Birth19 Dec 1984
Nickname(s)Anki, Minty
Height5ft 5inches
HometownUjjain, Madhya Pradesh, India
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Marital StatusMarried
Ex/ BoyfriendSushant Singh Rajput(Actor)
HusbandVicky Jain(Businessman)
Food HabitNon-vegetarian
HobbiesDancing, Swimming, Playing Badminton, Shopping.


FilmManikarnika : The Queen of Jhansi (2019)
Baaghi 3
TVPavitra Rishta (2009)

Awards, Honors and Achievements

  • Boroplus Gold Award for debut in Lead Role – Female(2010)
  • Indian Television Academy award for Gr8! Face of the Year – Female(2010)
  • Boroplus Gold Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role (2011)
  • Star Guild Award for Best Actress in Drama Series (2011)
  • Indian Telly award for Television Personality of the Year (2012)
  • Boroplus Gold Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role (2012)
  • Star Guild Award for Best Actress in Drama Series (2014)

Ankita Lokhande Net Worth

Salary(Approx.) – Rs. 1 lakh for each episode

[It was reported in Oct 2023 that she received Rs. 12 Lakh per episode in “BIG BOSS 17”, making her the highest paid contestant on the show.]

Net Income(Approx.) – Rs. 25 crores


FoodBhindi, Dal Fry, Butter Chicken
Actor(s)Paul Walker, Simon Helbert
Actress(s)Madhuri Dixit, Shilpa Shetty
RestaurantUrban Tadka (Mumbai)
MusicSoft Romantic Songs, Ghazals
CarMercedes Benz, Porche
Travel DestinationLadakh


  • She was a sports enthusiast in her childhood. Also, she was a state-level badminton player.
  • She always wanted to become an actress. Eventually, her acting aspiration took her to Mumbai in 2005.
  • She was a part of NDTV Imagine’s Serial “Bali Umar ko Salaam”, but the show got shelved.
  • Her first salary was Rs. 10,000.
  • Ankita was a contestant in the reality show “Jhalak Dikhla Jaa”, in 2011.
  • She also participated in the reality show, “Comedy Circus”.
  • She bought more than 300 sarees for her role in “Pavitra Rishta”.
  • She share good bond with TV celebrities inclduing Rashami Desai, Jay Bhanushali, Mahhi Vijj, and Ragini Khanna.
  • On June 5 2022, Ankita and her now-husband Vicky Jain became the winners of reality show Smart Jodi; they bagged a trophy and Rs. 25 Lakh to their home.

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