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Shashikant Lokhande, father of Pavitra Rishta fame actress Ankita Lokhande, passed away on 12 August. He breathed his last at the age of 68. Bidding goodbye to her father, Ankita wrote an emotional note on social media sharing a video of all the good times she had with him.
Ankita broken due to father’s death
Paying tribute to her father, Ankita posted a collage of several pictures of him. While posting, she wrote, ‘Hello daddy, I can’t describe you in words, but I want to say that I have never seen such a strong, energetic and charming person in my life. I got to know more about you when you left us.
Everyone who came to meet you were just praising you like how you used to send them good morning messages every day, how you used to call or video call people when you missed them. You have handled every relationship with everyone very well and now I have come to know why I am like this too, it is only because of you papa’.
‘Taught to never give up’
He further wrote, ‘You made me understand the importance of great life, great memories and relationships. You taught me to never give up. You taught me to live like a king and you always gave me wings to fly and I promise I will never let you go because you are a part of my soul forever and ever and I am grateful that you let me do that Gave an opportunity to I am there for you and will take care of you in every way.
For the last three days me and mother are just thinking what to do after getting up, because all day it used to be, pappa’s food, pappa’s fruits, pappa’s breakfast and many more. But now we are left with nothing because you have left us.
Ankita told the importance of parents
The TV star in her note also wrote about the importance of parents in life, ‘Parents are very important because they are the only person who can never be replaced, so everyone has a chance to take care of them. There are opportunities, please don’t dare to miss them.’ Because once they leave, they never come back. So give them everything, happiness, time, care, love. That’s what they want. My father is the strongest and most beautiful man in my life forever and ever.
Ankita gave shoulder to father’s bier
On Sunday, while performing the duty of a son, Ankita shouldered her father during his last journey. During this, her husband Vicky Jain also appeared with Ankita. Aarti Singh, Shraddha Arya, Omkar Kapoor, Rajesh Khattar and Kushal Tandon were also involved in Ankita’s father’s last visit. He was cremated at Oshiwara in Mumbai.
Let me tell you, Ankita got recognition from the TV serial Pavitra Rishta. After this, the actress also appeared in the film Manikarnika in 2019 alongside Kangana Ranot. He made his Bollywood debut with this film.