Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale passes away at 82 due to prolonged illness

Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale has passed away at the age of 82 due to prolonged illness. He was in a critical condition at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital in Pune where he breathed his last. He was hospitalised for over 15 days. His mortal remains will be taken to Balgandharva Sabhagruha where his family members and friends will pay their last respects. The actor was suffering from multiple illnesses. His condition deteriorated this afternoon and he breathed his last a few hours later. Also Read – Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale defends Kangana Ranaut’s statement of India getting Independence after 2014 – deets inside 

Son of prominent Marathi theatre and cinema actor, Chandrakhant Gokhale, some of Gokhale’s leading Bollywood films were Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s romantic film Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999), where he was Aishwarya Rai’s music maestro father, Kamal Haasan’s Hey Ram 2001), as Acharya Yagyaprakash Bharti in Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007) and in Priyadarshan’s rib-tickler De Dana Dan (2009) and many others. Also Read – Amitabh Bachchan to do a cameo in Vikram Gokhale’s upcoming Marathi film

Donning the director’s hat in 2010 with Marathi film Aaghaat, he was won the National Film Award for Best Actor category for his Marathi film Anumati. He as also conferred the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2011 for his Acting in Theatre. Also Read – Amitabh Bachchan to make his Marathi debut in Vikram Gokhale starrer AB Aani CD – read details

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