Vikram Gokhale, 77, who was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Pune, passed away today, his family confirmed. At 4 p.m., his mortal remains will be kept at the Balgandharva Rangmandir in Pune for family and friends to pay their condolences. The funeral will then be performed at the Vaikunth Smashan Bhumi in Pune at 6 p.m.
The veteran actor had been said to be showing some signs of progress, but on Saturday, his condition worsened and he had to be put back on a ventilator. The seasoned actor spent more than 15 days in the hospital and was in a critical state. Vikram Gokhale's wife spoke to ETimes that he had multiple organ failure. His two daughters and wife, Vrushali Gokhle, are still alive.
Well Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar took to his twitter account and mourned th edeath of the reonwned star. The Bhool Bhulaiya star tweeted,
"Very sad to know of the demise of Vikram Gokhale ji. Worked with him in films like Bhool Bhulaiyaa, Mission Mangal, had so much to learn from him. Om Shanti 🙏"
For the unversed, Vikram Gokhale has also featured in Bollywood hits like 'Hey Ram', 'Tum Bin', 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa', 'Hichki' and 'Mission Mangal' to name a few. His last Bollywood film was 'Nikamma' (2022), co-starring Abhimanyu Dassani, Shirley Setia and Shilpa Shetty.
He also had an acting academy in Pune, where he was based since the past several years with his wife.
We at India Forums pay our deepest condolences to the family.