Veteran Actor Vikram Gokhale Passes Away at age 82 in Pune

Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale, passed away in Pune at the age of 82 due to a critical conditions. He delivered an impactful performance as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s father in Sanjay Leela Bhansali helmed ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’.
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MUMBAI: Bollywood has known a lot of icons and there are some actors who became synonymous with the movies. Actor Vikram Gokhale was one of them. Vikram Gokhale passed away at the age of 82.

Due to health complications, he was admitted to Pune's Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital.

Friends and family will be able to pay their last respects to Vikram Gokhale's mortal remains at the Balgandharva Sabhagruha in the morning.

He delivered an impactful performance as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s father in Sanjay Leela Bhansali helmed ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’ (1999). Among Vikram Gokhale's other Bollywood hits are 'Hey Ram', 'Tum Bin', 'Bhool Bhulaiya', 'Hichki', 'Sanju' and 

'Mission Mangal' to name a few. 'Nikamma' was his last Bollywood film. 

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He was one of the industry's most respected and versatile actors. In 2010, Gokhale made his feature film directorial debut with the Marathi movie Aaghaat. The movie is produced by Sprint Arts Creation, with Rajesh Damble serving as executive producer. It is based on a tale by Dr. Nitin Lavangare. The movie was filmed in Pune and stars actors Mukta Barve and Dr. Amol Kolhe.

The Sangeet Natak Akademi, India's National Academy of Music, Dance, and Drama, presented him with the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2011 for his acting in theatre. For his Marathi movie Anumati, he got the National Film Award for Best Actor in 2013.

Vikram Gokhale had a long family lineage active in Indian film industry. His great grandmother Durgabai Kamat was the first female artiste of the Indian screen, while his grandmother Kamlabai Gokhale (Kamlabai Kamat at that time) was the first female child artiste of Indian cinema.

Way back in 1913, Durgabai acted as Parvati and Kamlabai as Mohini in a film by name Mohini Bhasmasur, produced and directed by Dadasaheb Phalke, the father of Indian cinema. His father Chandrakant Gokhale was a veteran Marathi film and stage artist and has acted in over 70 Marathi and Hindi films.

Condolences poured in on social media, as netizens paid a tribute to the late actor.

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