Confirming the news of his demise, his daughter said in a statement, “This is to confirm that Mr Vikram Gokhale passed away this afternoon. We would like to thank everyone for their good wishes, support, and prayers through this difficult time.”
On Saturday morning, the hospital released a statement saying that the actor’s health had slightly deteriorated but that he continued to be on ventilator support.
The veteran star has left a void in the industry that can never be filled. Not only his industry friends and peers mourned his loss, but his fans paid an emotional tribute to the actor on social media.
Check out some of the tweets here:
Ur voice will be missed #VikramGokhale ji , I can still hear ur voice imagining u ,an actor who lives within his fa… https://t.co/Gth04iqORH
— Secular Buffalo (@SecularBuffalo) 1669456731000
RIP Vikram Gokhle This scene from natsamrat, will always iconic.#vikramgokhale https://t.co/Lawt5fkhoa
— Yogesh (@Nifty4500) 1669455052000
#vikramgokhale Kaka you will be missed #vikramgokhle Om Shanti https://t.co/bZLy3L74Om
— @iamnamo (@namitawagle) 1669454513000
जेष्ठ अभिनेते मा. श्री. विक्रम जी गोखले ह्यांचे दुःखद निधन.त्यांच्या आत्म्यास चिरशांती लाभो व गोखले कुटुंबाला या… https://t.co/BFvFLLSY6p
— VARSHA JAGTAP (@VarshaJagtap100) 1669455530000
Om Shanti #VikramGokhale https://t.co/CMcxrCn3pa
— Sameet Thakkar (@thakkar_sameet) 1669454612000
According to reports, Vikram Gokhale’s last rites will be performed on November 26, in the evening at Vaikunth Crematorium in Pune. His mortal remains will be kept at Bal Gandharva Sabagruha for family and friends to pay their last respects.
Apart from several Marahi films, the actor has also been quite active in Bollywood too. He has been a part of films like, ‘Agneepath’, ‘Khuda Gawah’, ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’, ‘Mission Mangal’, ‘Hichki’ and many others.