Vikram Gokhale passed away Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale passed away today on 26th November while undergoing treatment at Dinanath Mangeshkar Hospital. He passed away at a hospital in Pune on Saturday. While he showed some improvement in his condition and the doctors had said that he would off-ventilator support in the next 48 hours. The actor’ mortal remains will be kept at the Balgandharva Auditorium in the city and the last rites will be performed at Vaikunth crematorium in the evening, a family friend of the actor revealed. Few days ago, his family refuted news reports of his death that emerged on the internet late Wednesday night. Vikram Gokhale, the son of theatre and the film actor Chandrakant Gokhale, is a veteran actor who is known for his glorious career in both the Marathi and Hindi film industries. Vikram Gokhale had made his acting debut at 26 with the 1971 Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Parwana. In Bollywood, Vikram has acted in films like Hey Ram, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Eeshwar, Bhool Bhulaiyaa and Hichki. In Marathi, he has been a part of several blockbusters. Vikram’ great grandmother, Durgabai Kamat, was the 1st female actor of the Indian screen, while his grandmother Kamlabai Gokhale was the first female child actor of Indian film Industry.