Television star Ankita Lokhande is all set to release her big Bollywood debut  Manikarnika: The Queen on Jhansi. She will be seen along with one of Bollywood’s most versatile actor Kangana Ranaut who is playing the lead role. The trailer of the film was released yesterday December 18 and garnered a lot of positive response from the audience. It was a double celebration for Ankita yesterday since it was the actor’s birthday as well. After the launch of the trailer, Ankita threw a birthday bash where her rumored boyfriend Vicky Jain was also spotted.

Manikarnika’s team also attended Ankita’s birthday bash. Apart from them, her friends from the television industry like Mouni Roy, Prince Narula and wife Yuvika, Sanjeeda Shaikh, Arjun Bijlani among others made their appearance. In the pictures, her rumoured boyfriend Vicky was also seen posing for the camera. According to a Times of India report, Ankita may tie the knot with her rumored boyfriend Vicky Jain next year.

Check out Ankita’s birthday bash pictures here:

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Ankita was earlier dating her Pavitra Rishta co-star Sushant Singh Rajput with whom she was in a live-in relationship. After dating for six years, the couple called it off in 2016. Earlier, Sushant even wished Ankita all the luck on her debut film. He commented on a picture shared by Ankita on her Instagram which was a still from Manikarnika. Sushant wrote, “@lokhandeankita it looks absolutely great Ankita. I’m extremely happy to see this. May God bless with lots of success and happiness.” To this, Ankita replied, “@sushantsinghrajput Thank you Sushant and I wish You the same.” In Manikarnika, Ankita will be essaying the role of  Jhalkari Bai.

Directed by Krish Jagarlamudi, the movie also features Jisshu Sengupta and Zeeshan Ayyub in pivotal roles. It is all set to hit the screens on January 25, 2019.