Days after the Bigg Boss 17 finale, Ankita Lokhande announced her second Bollywood movie Swatantrya Veer Savarkar. She will be seen alongside Randeep Hooda in the movie who will make his directorial debut. Expressing her excitement and announcing the release date of biographical drama, the actress penned a heartfelt note on her social media handle.
“Bringing light to the lost leader from the chapters of history! Starting a new chapter, right after BB17 feels extra special… Grateful to be a part of this project alongside @RandeepHooda, produced by @anandpandit63 @ZeeStudios_ Don’t miss out on the date, 22nd March 2024 in your nearby theatres,” she wrote.
Randeep Hooda’s forthcoming directorial debut, ‘Swatantrya Veer Savarkar,’ is slated to release in cinemas on March 22. Veer Savarkar is an indomitable figure in India’s fight for freedom. Besides Ankita and Randeep, the movie also features Amit Sial in pivotal role. This flick also marks Randeep’s directorial debut. Alongside him, Mahesh Manjrekar was also a part of the movie. However, he backed out due to creative differences with the actor.
The historical drama marks her second outing after Manikarnika alongside Kangana Ranaut. She was recently a part of Bigg Boss 17with hubby Vicky Jain and emerged among top 5 contestants. She wrote, “Ek journey jo shuru hui thi Pavitra Rishta se, ab aur bhi zyada yaadgaar bann gayi ‘Rishton Wali Ladki’ ke pehechaan se! Mere liye haar ya jeet utni matter nahi karti, jitna aapka support karta hai aur aapke hi pyaar ne yaha tak pohochaya hai. Ofcourse there were ups and downs…few left, few stayed but you guys stood by! Thank you so much to each and every one of you for supporting & loving me. All the #AnkuHolics, thank you is a very short word for the efforts and love y’all poured in, but a virtual jhappi for you guys. Special thanks to @beingsalmankhan for your sweet words. Thank you @endemolshineind, @colors @officialjiocinema app for giving me this special chance.”
Ankita Lokhande and Vicky Jain