Byline By- Vinayak Heliwal
Actress Ankita Lokhande has ended her silence on her relationship with Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput and how it ended.
The two popular television personalities dated for six years before they parted ways back in 2016. The duo had grown immense love for each other when they worked together in the popular serial Pavitra Rishta.
However, recently the actress was trolled brutally by the Netizens for ending their relationship back in the day. Ankita has now finally opener up about dealing with the aftermath of Sushant’s death and how their breakup affected her, and the big films that she let go as she wanted to marry and settle down with him.
Talking about the time when Sushant broke up with her, Ankita said that she believes it was okay to be silent to respect her relationship.
She went on to say ‘I am not blaming anyone here. I think he made his choice very clear. He wanted to go on with his career. he chose his career and he moved on. But for two and a half years, I was dealing with so many things. For me it was difficult but my family stood by me. My life was finished. I was just finished. I did not know what to do after that.
“I am not blaming anyone. He chose his way. I gave him the full right, ‘Chal, yeh Teri Zindagi hai, you can go on.” But then, I was battling with something very badly and my family stood by me. I came out very strongly. Aapke dimaag mein cheezein aati hai us time ki main kya karoon . Maybe I wanted to finish myself. Woh thought process tab aapka Hota hai but then I came out of it.”
The actress said that she wouldn’t call herself depressed but was in immense grief and sadness that she went through. she was also lonely as most people would offer her sympathy but no one care to understand.
Talking to Bollywood Bubble, Ankita said, “I gave up on many things. I gave up on Happy New Year. I remember Farah ma’am offered me the film and I met Shah Rukh sir also. He was like, ‘I will try to give you the best debut.’ And I was like, okay, but at the back of my mind. I was in Macau. Me, Sushant, and Shah Rukh, we were sitting, and I was like, ‘Bhagwan, mera na ho’ Ladki Kaisi hoti hai na, she always tries, ‘Nahi yaar, mere partner ka achcha ho’
Ankita said that she has ‘no problem’ with giving up the opportunity. “Till today, I have no regrets. I was trying to build a man and I did that. I was trying to be very strong support for Sushant, and I did it. But then I realized, ‘No, yaar. Main Bhi Toh Kuch hoon’ After my break-up, I understood my value. It is very important to understand your worth,” she said.
The interviewer pointed out that Ankita also refused Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani and Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram-Leela. “I remember Sanjay sir called me and said, ‘Kar le Bajirao varna Yaad rakh, pachtayegi tu. He was praising me and Sanjay sir saying that is a very big thing. Then I was like, ‘Nahi sir, Mujhe Shaadi Karni hai ’ I still remember that and he did not have anything to say,” she revealed. She added that now, she understands the importance of striking a balance between her personal life and work.
Finally Ankita concluded by saying that although Sushant is gone, she is still close to his family as she wants to I take care of them. The actress shared that she has always maintained her contact with them all over the years and she likes to keep her people close ‘I don’t let go of my relationships’ shared Ankita Lokhande.