Ankita Lokhande's 148-Hour Shoot for 'Pavitra Rishta' Wedding Scene: Best Moment of Her Life
Ankita Lokhande shot to fame with her portrayal of Archana in the popular TV show Pavitra Rishta. The show not only brought her immense popularity but also gave her the opportunity to work with the late Sushant Singh Rajput, who played the character of Manav. Recently, Ankita appeared on the popular comedy show, The Kapil Sharma Show, where she revealed an interesting fact related to her experience shooting for her first serial.
Long Working Hours in TV Shows
During her appearance on The Kapil Sharma Show, Ankita Lokhande talked about the grueling working hours that TV actors have to endure. When Kapil Sharma commented that TV celebrities work the longest hours, Ankita revealed that it took a staggering 148 hours to shoot a wedding scene for Pavitra Rishta.
Ankita’s Experience Shooting for Pavitra Rishta
Ankita shared that during the shoot, she had to wear a Navari saree for her wedding sequence and had to shoot continuously for 148 hours. The schedule was so demanding that the cast had to sleep on the set. However, Ankita recalls the experience as one of the best moments of her life. She learned a lot from the show and cherishes the memories associated with it.
Becoming Famous Overnight
Ankita also talked about how the show brought her overnight fame. During the shoot, the Ganpati festival was underway, and Ankita, who had just started working on the show, wanted to go to the Siddhivinayak temple for darshan. People recognized her on the way and offered to help her have darshan, but all they wanted was a photo with her. It was then that Ankita realized that she had become a household name.
Pavitra Rishta’s Success
Pavitra Rishta, produced by Ekta Kapoor, was a massive hit and Ankita Lokhande’s portrayal of Archana became an instant hit with the audience. However, in 2011, Sushant Singh Rajput left the show and was replaced by Hiten Tejwani. Even today, Ankita and Sushant are remembered as Archana and Manav by their fans.
Ankita Lokhande’s experience shooting for Pavitra Rishta sheds light on the challenging working conditions that TV actors have to face. Despite the grueling schedule, the show gave Ankita the platform to showcase her talent and become a popular face on the small screen. Today, she is a well-known name in the industry and continues to impress her fans with her acting skills.