Ankita Lokhande joins Randeep Hooda in Swatantrya Veer Savarkar

Ankita Lokhande, who made her Bollywood debut with Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi (2019), has signed her 3rd film. She will be headlining the upcoming film Swatantrya Veer Savarkar with Randeep Hooda. The biographical drama went on floors this month. 

Talking about Swatantrya Veer Savarkar, Ankita said, "I love essaying challenging and pivotal characters that not just take the narrative forward but also leave an impact on the audience. Swatantrya Veer Savarkar is one such inspiring story that needs to be told and I'm happy to be associated with it."

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Apart from Randeep and Ankita, Swatantrya Veer Savarkarstars Amit Sial. The film is conceptualised by Sandeep Singh and written by Utkarsh Naithani and Randeep. It is produced by Anand Pandit Motion Pictures and Legend Studios, Producers Anand Pandit, Sandeep Singh and Sam Khan. The film is scheduled to release on May 26, 2023, marking the 140th birth anniversary of Veer Savarkar.