Famed Indian actress Ankita Lokhande, well-known in the entertainment industry, has made headlines by entering the Bigg Boss 17 house alongside her husband, Vicky Jain. The couple, who exchanged vows in December 2021, are quickly becoming one of the most discussed contestants of this season. However, many are curious about what prompted Ankita to step into the Bigg Boss arena, particularly after enjoying a successful career in both television and film.
Ankita didn't keep her motivations a secret and openly shared her reason for joining Bigg Boss 17. She articulated, "I've chosen to be a part of Bigg Boss 17 because people have always recognized me as Archana. Now, I want them to meet Ankita and see the genuine, unfiltered me. I wish for people to accept me just as I am, without the layers of makeup…"
Her reference to the iconic character of Archana Deshmukh in the long-running TV series "Pavitra Rishta" struck a chord with viewers. Ankita's portrayal of Archana, a role she portrayed for an impressive five years from 2009 to 2014, earned her numerous awards and accolades, solidifying her status as a household name.
Ankita Lokhande's participation in Bigg Boss 17 has garnered support and admiration from fans and industry colleagues alike. Her presence on the show has left the audience eager to uncover the real Ankita Lokhande, beyond her on-screen persona.