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Ankitha Jhaveri
Born Ankitha Jhaveri[1]
27 May[2]
Breach Candy, Mumbai, India
Occupation Actress ; Producer
Years active 2003–2012

Ankitha is an Indian actress, who has worked in Telugu, Tamil and Kannada film industries.

Personal life[edit]

Ankita got married to a Mumbai based boy in New Jersey, Vishal Jagtap, who holds the title of VP of applications at JP Morgan Chase & Co. in March 2016.[3]


Ankitha is a former child actor in the prestigious advertising campaign for juice drink product Rasna in the 1980s in India on national TV and was known as the "Rasna baby" as a child actor.[4] Her breakthrough in films came through Simhadri starring NTR Jr, The film was the highest grossing action comedy at the box office in 2003. In 2005, she appeared in back-to-back Tamil films directed by Sundar C, featuring alongside Prashanth in London and then in Thaka Thimi Tha with newcomer Yuvakrishna. She moved to Los Angeles and graduated from UCLA extension in a Media & Entertainment Studies program while simultaneously working in Development at Brett Ratner's Rat Entertainment as well as producer Ashok Amritraj's Hyde Park Entertainment.

Her first break in American Television came on 3 February 2013 when Ankita Jhaveri's GoDaddy Commercial aired during the XLVII Super Bowl. Ankitha recently starred in a short film directed by Chicago-based Indian director Pradeep Paga alongside actor Aalok Mehta (of 'American Chai' fame) titled 'Waiting'.


Year Film Role Language Notes
2002 Lahiri Lahiri Lahirilo Priya Telugu
Dhanalakshmi I Love You Dhanalakshmi Telugu
Premalo Pavani Kalyan Pavani Telugu
2003 Sriram Kannada
Simhadri Kasturi Telugu
2004 Andaru Dongale Dorikithe Usha Telugu
Vijayendra Varma Venkatalakshmi Telugu
2005 Manasu Maata Vinadhu Anu Telugu
London Anjali Tamil
Thaka Thimi Tha Gayathri Tamil
2006 Raraju Telugu
Khatarnak Telugu Special appearance
Seetharamudu Anjali Telugu
2007 Thiruranga Shri Tamil
Nava Vasantham Priya Telugu
Anasuya Telugu
2008 Raja Raja Sravani Telugu
2009 Tsunami 7x Telugu
Police Adhikari Telugu


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