Ashok Lokhande (born 9 September 1962) is an Indian film, television and theatre actor. He is best known for playing the role of Arun Rathi(Bhabasa) in Star Plus Show Diya Aur Baati Hum and its sequel Tu Sooraj, Main Saanjh Piyaji.

Ashok Lokhande
Born (1962-09-09) 9 September 1962 (age 57)[1]
Years active1990 - Present
Known forDiya Aur Baati Hum
ChildrenMallika Lokhande


He is an alumnus of the National School of Drama in New Delhi, India.[2] He is also alumnus of LOK-HIT Higher Secondary School, Pusad.


Lokhande has appeared in small parts in television series including Chanakya (1990), Just Mohabbat (1997) and Saans (1999). He has also acted in films including Khamoshi: The Musical (1996) and Sarfarosh (1999).[3]

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  1. ^ (1962-09-09) 9 September 1962 (age 57)
  2. ^ Database (undated). "Alumni List For The Year 1987" Archived 12 October 2007 at the Wayback Machine. National School of Drama. Accessed 20 January 2010.
  3. ^ Bhattacharya, Lopamudra (17 November 2000). "Still Waiting for the Right Role". Screen. Accessed 20 January 2010.
  4. ^ "TV more powerful medium than films - Ashok Lokhande".
  5. ^ "Ashok Lokhande to reunite with Neelu Vaghela on TV show".

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