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Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale’s family refutes death rumours: ‘He slipped into coma’

Vikram Gokhale has acted in several Marathi and Bollywood films, including the 1990 Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Agneepath and Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam.

Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale’s family refutes death rumours: ‘He slipped into coma’
Vikram Gokhale

Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale’s family has refuted the reports of his death, even as celebrities shared condolence posts on social media. The veteran actor 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.

“He is still critical and on life support. He has not passed away yet. Keep praying for him,” said Vikram Gokhale’s daughter.

Gokhale’s family friend Anand Dave told IndiaToday, “As of now he has been administered some specialised medicine. He will be taken to his residence in Pune tomorrow morning at around 10 am. Gokhale’s two daughters have requested not to spread rumours about his health.”

Vikram Gokhale has acted in several Marathi and Bollywood films, including the 1990 Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Agneepath and Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999) starring Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. He 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. His Marathi film Godavari is currently running in theatres.

Vikram Gokhale hails from a family of actors. His grandmother was an actress, while his father Chandrakant Gokhale was a Marathi film and stage artist.

(The story has been updated)

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First published on: 23-11-2022 at 23:47 IST