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Vikram Gokhale Dies At 77: A Look Back At The Veteran Actor’s Film Career

Vikram Gokhale, who died on Saturday at the age of 77 in Pune’s Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, was a film, television, and stage actor best known for his appearances in Marathi theatre and Hindi motion movies and shows. He had been on a ventilator for some time earlier than breathing his final in the present day. According to his wife’s declaration, he died of “multiorgan failure.” The late actor’s body will most likely be kept for Antim Darshan at Balgandharv Rangmanch, and his final rites will most likely be performed at 6 p.m. at Vaikunth Samshan Bhumi in Pune.
Vikram Gokhale starred in both Hindi and Marathi films during the course of his long and successful career. On November 14, 1945, in Poona, Bombay Presidency, the renowned actor was born into a family where acting was in their blood.
He was the son of Marathi theatre and film artist Chandrakant Gokhale, and his great-grandmother, Durgabai Kamat, was the first female actor on the Indian screen. His grandmother, Kamlabai Gokhale, was the first female child performer in Indian film.
Vikram Gokhale made his film debut at the age of 26 in the Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Parwana, after beginning his career in the Marathi theatre.
Following that, he appeared in a number of Marathi and Bollywood films, including Amitabh Bachchan’s Agneepath in 1990 and Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam in 1999. He went on to work in Bollywood films such as Bhool Bhulaiyaa, Bang Bang, and Mission Mangal, among others.
While continuing to act, the veteran actor made his long-awaited directorial debut with Aaghaat, a Marathi film released in 2010.
Bala Gau Kashi Angai, Kalat Nakalat, Lapandav, and Aamhi Bolato Marathi are among Vikram Gokhale’s Marathi film credits. He was also well-known for the TV shows.
In 2011, India’s National Academy of Music, Dance, and Drama, Sangeet Natak Akademi, bestowed the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award on him for his contribution to theatre appearing.
In 2013, his Marathi film Anumati earned him the National Film Award for Best Actor. It is the country’s highest honour for theatre artists.
He stopped from stage acting in February 2016 due to a throat condition, although he continued to perform in movies. He was in Nikamma with Shilpa Shetty and Abhimanyu Dassani earlier this year.
According to reports, Vikram Gokhale was a social crusader who headed a humanitarian foundation that aided needy children and injured soldiers in addition to acting and directing. In addition, he operated a real estate firm in Pune called Sujata Farms.
Vikram Gokhale is survived by his wife Vrushali and their two children.

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