Throwback: When Sushant’s ex GF Ankita Lokhande was about to leave the stage, he hugged her tight

Sushant Singh Rajput’s passing away has left many across the country saddened. Old videos and photos of the late actor are now being circulated widely on social media. One such video from the dance reality show is doing all the rounds on social media where the couple was seen together after a long time. 

In this video, Sushant Singh Rajput is seen hugging his then girlfriend Ankita Lokhande when she was eliminated from the show. In the year 2010-11, Sushant and Ankita participated in the TV dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’.

Judges decided to evict Ankita from the show and they announced that Ankita would no longer be a part of the show. The announcement came as a shock to many including Sushant Singh. As soon as Ankita was eliminated from the show, Sushant rushed to her to embrace her in a warm hug.

It is said that Sushant was very close to his late mother who had passed away in 2002. In order to pay a tribute to his mother, Rajput participated in the show along with choreographer Shampa. The actor danced to the song ‘Luka Chuppi’ from Rang De Basanti. He portrayed the relationship of mother-son in the performance.

The performance had left everyone, including the judges, teary-eyed. “She left when I had achieved nothing. She used to get happy with every little thing I did. Today, I have achieved a lot but she’s not there. When I heard this song, I wanted to tell Maa, ‘I really miss you’. If she was here today, she would have been very happy,” Sushant had said after the performance.

The actress had worked with Sushant in Zee TV’s show Pavitra Rishta and they also dated each other for a few years. According to the report in India TV, when they made a call to actress Ankita Lokhande and informed her about Sushant Singh Rajput death news, she simply said ‘What’ and hung up the phone.

Bollywood promising actor Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide on June 14 (Sunday). His unexpected demise left everyone in shock, including his co-actress and ex-girlfriend Ankita Lokhande. His death by suicide was because he was going through a mental bouts of depression. Though the reason was still unclear, the whole nation has been indicting nepotism for the death of this extremely talented actor.

Died at an early age of 34, Sushant Singh Rajput left behind assets worth of crores. The entire nation is finding it really hard to believe that the extremely talented actor Sushant Singh Rajput left all of us. He was only 34 years old and still had plenty more things to achieve or fulfil in his life and now we lost such a gem of a person and it is heartbreaking to all of us that we won’t be able to see him anymore.

A few days back, the ashes of late Indian actor Sushant Singh Rajput were immersed in the holy river Ganga in his hometown Patna in Bihar where ashes of his late mother had also been immersed.

Writer, historian, and activist Dharam Sikarwar is a very active author The Youth. He writes on national and international issues, environment, politics. He is an avid book reader as well.