Ankita Lokhande was one of the closest people and friends of Sushant Singh Rajput. The untimely death of the 34 year old actor has completely shattered Ankita and she is still recovering from the loss. Ankita used to star with Sushant on their hit Hindi tv show Pavitra Rishta. The show also made Sushant famous and later turned him into a Bollywood star. However, Ankita did not attend Sushant's funeral which shocked many people.
Ankita has recently revealed that she was so shocked to hear off the news that she could not make herself go to the funeral. In an interview with Republic, TV Ankita said that a strange news reporter told her the news about Sushant’s death as she was asleep when the news broke out.
I didn’t know what to do. I was just there. The next day, there was his funeral and I couldn’t make it because somewhere I knew that if I see Sushant somewhere like that, in that position, that stage… I have my whole life to live and I will never be able to forget that phase. So I decided that I cannot go to the funeral," she added.
Ankita revealed that she met Sushant’s family soon after. Ankita met Sushant’s father and his sisters as it was her duty to do so. Ankita revealed that the entire family was in a very bad condition.
Sushant and Ankita fell in love while working together on their show Pavitra Rishta. Sushant later quit the show to pursue a career in the Hindi film industry. The pair had dated for six years from 2010-2016