Ankita will play the role of Jhalkari Bai and shared a blurred picture on her Instagram with a caption: "jhalkari bai definitely knows the way to even a modern man's heart ! #Manikarnika @vaibhav.tatwawaadi #ItsBlurForAReason#jhalkaribai."
Jhalkari Bai was a woman soldier in Rani Laxmibai's army. She rose to the position of a prominent advisor and at the peak of their battle with Britishers, she disguised herself as the queen.
Ankita Lokhande was last seen romancing 'MS Dhoni: The Untold Story' fame Sushant Singh Rajput in the much loved Hindi television soap 'Pavitra Rishta'.