Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale passes away

Vikram Gokhale

Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale is no more

Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale who was admitted to Pune’s Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital a few days back is no more. As per reports, the actor had been in the hospital for the past 15 days and his condition was critical. The actor was 77 at the time of his death.


As per latest reports, the veteran actor, known for his sting in films and theatre breathed his last at Pune’s Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital. Earlier, The Free Press Journal had reported that the thespian’s condition has worsened and he has stopped responding to treatment. However, Gokhale’s family did not issue any official statement on the actor’s worsening health conditions.

Television actor and former Bigg Boss contestant Aly Goni was one of the first celebrities to react to the news of his demise. The actor took to Twitter to share an image of Vikram and wrote, “May god rest your soul in peace sir 🙏🏼 #VikramGokhale”


Son of Marathi theatre and film actor Chandrakant Gokhale, he is known for his roles in Marathi theatre, and Hindi films and television. He made is directorial debut in 2010 with the Marathi film Aaghaat.

Having worked in over 90 films and plays, he retired from stage activities in 2016 following a throat ailment.

Back in August of this year, the veteran actor and his nephew Yashwant Gaikwad donated two acres of land to the Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Film Corporation, intending to give artists a rightful place in their retirement. As per reports, an old-age home and an open stage for performances by artists will be constructed in this space at Nane village in Mulshi taluka of Pune district in Maharashtra.


Vikram Gokhale is known for essaying the role of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s father in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s 1999 film Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. He has also featured in Bollywood hits like Bhool Bhulaiyaa, Dil Se, De Dana Dan, Hichki, Nikamma and Mission Mangal among others.

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