Renowned theatre artist and veteran actor Vikram Gokhale was in critical condition and passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2022.
The actor was on the life support system in the ICU of Pandit Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital in Pune. The 77-year-old actor leaves behind a legacy to be treasured.
Vikram Gokhale suffered from a serious liver disease that ultimately led to the dysfunction of the other vital organs. He had been visiting the hospital since November 6, 2022, but a very reliable source in the family told that his condition became very critical on Tuesday.
Vikram Gokhale is best known for essaying the role of Aishwarya Rai’s father in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’.
Vikram Gokhale’s great grandmother Durgabai Kamat, was the first female actor of the Indian screen. His grandmother Kamalabai Gokhale was the first child artist of Indian cinema.
In 2013, he received the Best Actor Award for the Marathi film ‘Anumati’.
The actor has worked in many Hindi films like ‘Khuda Gawah’, ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’, ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa’, ‘Mission Mangal’, ‘Dil Se’, ‘De Dana Dan, and Hichki’.
Apart from being a renowned actor and theatre artist, Vikram Gokhale has also played some unforgettable characters on television with serials like ‘Singhasan’, ‘Virrudh’ and ‘Sanjivani’ among others. He is popularly known in the serial ‘Udaan’, which aired on Doordarshan.