Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale, who died in Pune’s Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital on Saturday on the age of 77, was a movie, tv and stage artiste, recognized for his roles in Marathi theatre and Hindi motion pictures and reveals. He had been on a ventilator help system for a while earlier than he breathed his final right now. According to a press release from his spouse he had “multiorgan failure.” The late actor’s physique will probably be stored for Antim Darshan at Balgandharv Rangmanch and his final rites will probably be accomplished at 6 pm at Vaikunth Samshan Bhumi in Pune.
Through the course of his lengthy and profitable profession, Vikram Gokhale appeared in each Hindi and Marathi movies. Born in Poona, Bombay Presidency on November 14, 1945, the veteran actor got here from a household the place appearing ran of their blood.
He was the son of Chandrakant Gokhale, a Marathi theatre and movie performer and his great-grandmother, Durgabai Kamat, was the primary feminine actor on the Indian display. His grandmother Kamlabai Gokhale was the primary feminine little one actor in Indian cinema.
After beginning to work within the Marathi theatre at an early age, Vikram Gokhale made his movie debut with the Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Parwana when he was 26.
Following that he acted in a number of Marathi and Bollywood movies, together with Amitabh Bachchan’s Agneepath in 1990 and Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam with Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in 1999. He continued to work in Bollywood movies like Bhool Bhulaiyaa, Bang Bang and Mission Mangal amongst others.
While he continued appearing, the veteran actor made his long-awaited directorial debut with Aaghaat, a Marathi movie that got here out in 2010.
Vikram Gokhale’s Marathi movie credit embrace Bala Gau Kashi Angai, Kalat Nakalat, Lapandav, and Aamhi Bolato Marathi. He was additionally well-known for the TV present Ya Sukhanno Ya.
For his contribution to Theatre appearing, India’s National Academy of Music, Dance and Drama, Sangeet Natak Akademi, conferred him with the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2011.
In 2013, his Marathi movie Anumati received him the National Film Award within the Best Actor class. It is the best honour devoted to theatre artists within the nation.
Due to a throat ailment, in February 2016, he retired from stage actions, although he continued with movie work. He appeared in Nikamma earlier this 12 months alongside Shilpa Shetty and Abhimanyu Dassani.
Apart from appearing and directing, as per reviews, Vikram Gokhale was a social activist and ran a charitable belief that helped kids in want, and disabled troopers. He additionally ran an actual property agency known as Sujata Farms in Pune.
Vikram Gokhale is survived by his spouse Vrushali Gokhale and their two kids.
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