She is trained in classical dancing, and is a national level dancer and specialized in kathak, also won the national award for solo dancing in Rajasthani folk dancing.
Aakanksha started her career as a lead Arushi, in dd1 show Kasmakash zindagi ki.
She recently acted  in a movie names "Husbands", a comedy movie about marriafes in this era, as a lead.
She has also signes a marathi film named "Priyasi" as lead and shoot will commence next year in march.
She did a role of Kimi in Tarzan episode in SAB TV "FIR"
Played several charachters in the serial "Bhootwaala".
Played Deepu in Doordarshan serial "Apne mere Apne".
Played Princess Sareena in "Aladin" on Zee Tv.

Played Trijata in Zee Tv serial "Raavan" as negative. 
Played Namrata in Zee Tv serial "Beetiyan".  
Played lead n Doordarshan Urdu as Shabna in "Vasihat apni ki"  
Played Simran in Doordarshan weekly show, based on real stories on sufferings of women in India.
Also did an urdu serial for DD urdu as Heena in the serial "Heena".
Soon going to play in new NDTV Imagine serial "Baali Umar Ko Salaam" as Ketki.