"Veteran Actor Vikram Gokhale is still critical and on life support, he has not passed away yet. Keep praying for him," confirms Vikram Gokhale's daughter.
New Delhi: There have been reports since last night about veteran actor Vikram Gokhale that he said goodbye to the world at the age of 82. But shortly before, the statement of the veteran actor’s daughter has come to the fore that he is alive though his condition is critical. With the coming of this news, people of cinema and family-friends of Vikram have got a sigh of relief.
Vikram Gokhale’s daughter refuted the rumours about her father’s death that started doing the rounds on Wednesday evening. Giving an update on her father’s health, her daughter told sources that the actor is currently “on life support” and is “still critical.” “Veteran Actor Vikram Gokhale is still critical and on life support, he has not passed away yet. Keep praying for him,” confirms Vikram Gokhale’s daughter,” news agency ANI tweeted this morning. Vikram Gokhale was admitted to the ICU of a hospital in Pune after his health deteriorated.
Vikram Gokhale, during his tremendous career, featured in Marathi as well as Hindi films, including Amitabh Bachchan’s iconic Agneepath and Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, co-starring Salman Khan, Ajay Devgn and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. In the recent years, he starred in films like Mission Mangal, Hichki, Aiyaari, Bang Bang!, De Dana Dan and Bhool Bhulaiyaa, among others. Over a career spanning more than 40 years, he also starred in several TV shows.
Vikram Gokhale made his film debut in 1971 with Amitabh Bachchan’s film Parwana. In the year 2010, he received the National Award for Best Actor for his work in the Marathi film Anumati. He also forayed into direction with the Marathi film Aaghaat.
The actor was last seen in the Marathi film Godavari. Earlier this year, he was seen in Nikamma, alongside Shilpa Shetty and Abhimanyu Dassani.