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Ankita Lokhande garnered a lot of limelight during her stint in Bigg Boss 17. Be it with her game strategy or her constant fights with her husband and participant, Vicky Jain, Ankita’s tactics have always created a stir amongst her fan following. However, it was the frequent recollections of memories that the diva used to share about her ex-boyfriend and late actor, Sushant Singh Rajput, which left everyone emotional. While many critiqued this habit of hers, Ankita never backed out and it was with rather pride that she addressed memories of her past relationship with Sushant.
In a recent interaction with Sidharth Kannan, Ankita Lokhande opened up on the one thing that she learned from her ex-boyfriend, Sushant Singh Rajput. For the unversed, the two shared a long and steady relationship for years, before they called it quits. Talking about the late actor, Ankita revealed how she was a testimony to the earnest hard work Sushant used to put in his profession and credited his dedication towards the same. In her words:
“Hardwork. Sushant was very very hardworking – about his work, about everything. He would give it his all. He was dedicated towards his craft. I have seen him work tirelessly but I didn't learn that level of dedication from him. I always appreciate that about him – I have not seen anyone as hardworking as him.”
Moving further in the conversation, Ankita Lokhande elaborated about her ex-beau, Sushant’s passion towards chasing his dreams. She added that it was from him that she learnt to be extremely dedicated towards work and mentioned how the late actor had an extremely intelligent mind. She mentioned:
“He was passionate. I am also passionate. But I am passionate when I have my project in hand. If you give me a project, I will give you my 100%. But I do not run after work. At a time, I can only do one thing, and I lack that. His brain was everything. He was extremely intelligent.”
Well, during their joint stint on the reality show, Bigg Boss 17, the couple, Ankita Lokhande and Vicky Jain grabbed limelight for their frequent fights and arguments, which even escalated to a point when they started discussing the possibility of a divorce. In the same interview, Ankita claimed that she would find it difficult to watch the show again herself, as she finds it a hurtful experience. Moreover, she even remarked that her fights with her hubby was rather exaggeratedly shown on TV, than it was actually between them.
Previously, in one of her interviews, Ankita Lokhande opened up as to why she kept mentioning her late boyfriend and actor, Sushant Singh Rajput during her entire journey in Bigg Boss 17. The diva firstly revealed how she finds nothing wrong to do so, since she believes many people consider Sushant as an idol. Adding how such revelations made her feel nice, Ankita said:
“When I speak about Sushant, I wonder there are a lot of nice things to tell about him. So why not? Sushant is that person in our life who somewhere still exists. We have common friends, we speak about him. There is nothing wrong if someone wants to know about him, consider him as an idol.”
What do you think about Ankita Lokhande’s revelations? Let us know.
Ankita Lokhande and Sushant Singh Rajput used to be one of the much-loved couples in the television industry. The duo crossed paths during the shoot of their serial, Pavitra Rishta, which was the audience's favourite show back then. Moreover, it was the screen portrayals by Sushant and Ankita as 'Manav'Read More