Pavitra Rishta fame actress Ankita Lokhande's father Shashikant Lokhande passed away at the age of 68 on August 12. The reason for his demise as not been shared but he was unwell from quite some time and actress had shared that he was going through special treatment. The last rites took place on August 13 and he was cremated at the Oshiwara crematorium ground.
Kushal Tandon to Shraddha Arya visited to pay last respect
Ankita Lokhande defies gender gender stereotypes as she carried her father Shashikant Lokhande's mortal remain during his last rites. Ankita Lokhande cried inconsoalby at her father's last rites and she was accompanied by her husband Vicky Jain, her mother and brother. Many Television fraternity celebrities were spotted visting Ankita's house to pay their last respect. Her close friends Kushal Tandon, Arti Singh, Shraddha Arya, Omkar Kapoor and Rajesh Khattar visited her and extended condolences to the family.
Earlier, on Father Day's Ankita Lokhande had shared a video and had wrote an heartfelt note for her father. She took to her Instagram account and she wrote, "Happy Father's day to my hero my daddy. I can't express my true feelings what I feel for u but I love u bahut sara... i hv seen u struggling for many things when i was a child but u made sure that your children does'nt .. u always gave me my wings to fly and made me do whatever i wanted to become.. I'm what I'm it's all your support and strength.. i rememer when i started my jurney in mumbai and sometimes when I had no rent to pay.. you made it happened no matter what was going on in your life because u believed in my dreams.. i am and i will be always grateful and blessed to have u paa. i have seen u struggling with your health but ur strong will what i saw that time was something else and ur smiling face during that eriod kept all of us going. I'm very very proud to be your daugter.. love you paa frever and ever and ever.
happy father's day paa..
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