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Vikram Gokhale Birth Anniversary: Top Movies and TV Shows of the Veteran Actor

Published By: Nibandh Vinod

Last Updated: October 30, 2023, 07:20 IST

Vikram Gokhale died at Pune’s Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital on 26 November, 2022.

Vikram Gokhale was one of the most talented actors who made a mark for himself in the movie industry. He was well-known for his roles in the Marathi and Hindi industries.

VIKRAM GOKHALE BIRTH ANNIVERSARY: Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale was an acclaimed stage, television, and film actor who was well-known for his roles in the Marathi and Hindi industries. From being an emotional father and a passionate music guru to a firm head of the family, Vikram was outstanding in every sequence. He proved his worth over the years as a stellar artist, with many iconic characters and performances to his name. Born in Poona, Bombay Presidency, on November 14, 1945, the veteran actor hails from a family where acting runs in their blood.

His father, Chandrakant Gokhale, was a Marathi theatre and film performer, whereas his great-grandmother, Durgabai Kamat, was the first female actor on the Indian screen, and his grandmother, Kamlabai Gokhale, was the first female child actor in the history of Indian cinema. The megastar breathed his last at Pune’s Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital on November 26. He had been on a ventilator support system for some time before he breathed his last, and as per a statement from his wife, he had died due to multiple organ failure.

Vikram Gokhale Birth Anniversary: Best Performances

  1. Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999)In this swoon-worthy musical drama, Vikram Gokhale portrayed the role of a renowned proponent of Indian classical music in the film, Pundit Darbar, and the father of the female lead. The Sanjay Leela Bhansali film is centred on a man (Ajay Devgn) who helps his wife, Nandini (played by Aishwarya Rai), reunite with her lover, Sameer (played by Salman Khan), after he learns about the truth about their marriage.
  2. Aaghaat (2010)After proving his mettle as an actor, the veteran actor made his long-awaited directorial debut with Aaghaat, a Marathi film that came out in 2010. He played the lead role of senior Dr Khurana, which showcased the bureaucratic structure in big private hospitals and the approach of the administration towards patients and their families.
  3. Natsamrat (2016)One of the most important gems of Marathi cinema, Natsamrat’s story is about a retired theatre actor, Appa, played by Nana Patekar. Directed by Mahesh Manjrekar, the film is the adaptation of an acclaimed play by VV Shirwadkar and stars Vikram Gokhale as Rambhau. Gokhale portrayed the character of Nana’s dearest friend. Vikram received rich accolades for his portrayal of Rambhau, who helps his friend adapt to the new phase of his life after retirement, alive onscreen.
  4. VirrudhWithout a doubt, Vikram Gokhale’s portrayal of Dhirendra Raisinghania in ‘Virrudh’ will remain one of his best performances in the television series. He played the role of a media tycoon who is powerful and has past secrets, whose daughter Vasudha (played by Smriti Irani) trusts him blindly. The show aired on Sony TV from 2007 to 2008 and also won the Indian Telly Awards for its ensemble cast in 2007.
  5. Anumati (2013)This 2013 Marathi film fetched Vikram Gokhale the National Award for Best Actor. Written and directed by Gajendra Ahire, the film depicts the story of a man who feels helpless as his wife slips into a coma and is ready to do anything to pay the hospital bills of his wife. Co-starring Neena Kulkarni, the Gajendra Ahire directorial received immense praise from critics and fans for the storyline.
  6. Agneepath (2016)Helmed by Mukul Anand, Agneepath was Vikram Gokhale’s second collaboration with superstar Amitabh Bachchan after Parwana. The late actor garnered much praise for essaying the role of Commissioner MS Gaitonde in the blockbuster action-thriller.
  7. UdaanThis Doordarshan show is centred around a young girl named Kalyani Singh. Vikram Gokhale played the role of the father, Brij Mohan, who loses his property, however, her daughter aspires to be a police officer and promises to end his woes, make her father proud, and bring respect to the family.

Vikram Gokhale was undoubtedly the most talented actor who made a mark for himself in the movie industry. He was last seen on the big screen in Nikamma alongside Shilpa Shetty, Abhimanyu Dassani, and Shirley Setia. Other best works by the actor include Bhool Bhulaiyaa, De Dana Dan, Tum Bin, and Lucky: No Time For Love.

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