Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale passes away
Veteran film and television star Vikram Gokhale has passed away. He breathed his last in Pune on November 26. He was 77 years old. Vikram Gokhale, popularly known for his roles in films like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and Bhool Bhulaiyaa, was hospitalised earlier.
The actor was admitted to a private hospital in Pune following health complications, doctors had said.
Vikram Gokhale was admitted to the Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital in Pune a few days ago, where he was undergoing treatment. His condition had become quite stable after the timely intervention. However, his health started deteriorating again, and he was in a critical condition. Vikram breathed his last in Pune's Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital on November 26.
His last rites will be performed this evening at Vaikunth Crematorium in Pune.
On the work front, Vikram Gokhale was known for his on-screen roles in films like Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Parwana, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Agneepath, and Khuda Gawah. The prolific star, who has established himself in Indian cinema, is also a recipient of the National Award for Best Actor in 2010 for his performance in the Marathi film, Anumati. In television, he has worked in popular shows like Ghar Aaja Pardesi, Alpviraam, Jaana Na Dil Se Door, Sanjeevni, Indradhanush.
Gokhale was the son of Marathi theatre and film actor Chandrakant Gokhale, and following his stint in regional cinema, the actor made his directorial debut in 2010 with the film titled Aaghaat. His last outing was Abhimanyu Dassani and Shilpa Shetty-starrer Nikamma, which was released in theatres in June this year. Vikram Gokhale was also a social activist. His family's charitable foundation provides financial support for disabled soldiers, Children of lepers, and education of orphan children.
Source: INDIA TODAY