India, Nov. 9 -- Ankita Lokhande, who was last seen with Kangana Ranaut in Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, says Rekha is the 'Jhansi ki Rani' of Bollywood because of her bravery and boldness. Asked who is the 'Jhansi Ki Rani 'of Bollywood, Ankita said: "For me, Rekha ma'am is the Jhansi ki Rani of Bollywood. Even today, she exhibits the same grit, bravery and boldness. She is an inspiration for all."

Ankita became famous after appearing on the TV show Pavitra Rishta. Looking back at her career, she said: "It all started when I gave an audition for Pavitra Rishta. It was for a lark, for fun, just to try my luck! But once I got through, I didn't look beyond it for the longest time. The offer was for a Balaji show, so how could I have sai...