Sushant Singh Rajput and Ankita Lokhande’s relationship bites the dust

After being in a steady relationship since last seven years, lovebirds actor Sushant Singh Rajput and Ankita Lokhande, are reported to have called quits.

The affair, which started in 2009 on the sets of their television show ‘Pavitra Rishta’, has since then witnessed many ups and downs and turbulent times.

While the first signs of cracks in their relationship were observed soon after Sushant Singh quit his small screen career and moved to Bollywood in search or greener pastures, the couple has always maintained about ‘all being well’ on their relationship status.

After reports of the two being in a live-in relationship for last seven years, Sushant had recently announced his plans for tying the knot with his long-term girlfriend, Ankita, by the end of this year.

While, many claim about the two already having tied the knot secretly, the couple themselves has been in a denial mode.

And now, strong rumors about Sushant and Ankita ‘s relationship facing a rough patch, are doing the industry rounds.

Sushant, making solo appearances at various events and dos, is only adding fuel to the speculations.

Coming to the reasons for the couple to go separate ways, close sources to the two, claim about, Ankita, no longer wanting to turn a blind eye to Sushant’s loving nature and his infidel ways, after entering Bollywood movies.

There were strong rumors about, Sushant’s closeness with his “Shuddh Desi Romance” co-star, actress Parineeti Chopra, which got Ankita, insecure and worried about her relationship status with the actor.

However, the two are yet to come clear about their break-up. It seems that year 2016 is turning out to be a year of break-ups and separations.

News of Sushant and Ankita, parting ways, comes close to the heels of Ranbir-Katrina, Arbaaz-Malaika Arora Khan, Farhan-Adhuna Akhtar and Pulkit Samrat-Shweta Rohira, ending their relationships.