Veteran Bollywood and Marathi stage, film, and TV actor Vikram Gokhale is currently undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Pune following health complications. The 82-year-old actor was admitted to the Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital a few days ago.
As per media reports, “He is still critical and on life support. He has not passed away yet. Keep praying for him,” said Vikram Gokhale’s daughter.
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.
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.