Ankita said in a statement: "I love dancing and I always wanted to learn an Indian classical dance form and what better than kathak? I love the way a dance form is mixed with storytelling. I have just started and there is a long way to go."
Ankita made her debut in 2009 with TV's long-running drama Pavitra Rishta. She also participated in celebrity dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.
Images: Ankita on Instagram