New Delhi: Vikram Gokhale is no longer among us, but he will always be alive in the hearts of the audience through the characters he played. Vikram Gokhale was a stage, television and film actor, active in the Marathi and Hindi film industries. He played many memorable characters in films. Come, let’s know about his top 5 films in the memory of the late actor.
Trauma (2010): This was the first film made under the direction of Vikram, in which he played the role of Dr. Khurana. The story is related to the poor system in big private hospitals, the attitude of the administration towards the patients and their families.
Natsamrat (2016): The film is about one of the most important gems of Marathi cinema, stage actor Appa, played by Nana Patekar. In the film, Vikram plays Appa’s close friend Rambhau, who becomes the reason for his existence. Appa’s life takes a tragic turn when he is estranged from his children, to whom Appa had given away all his wealth.
Permission (2013): The film is written and directed by Gajendra Ahire, starring Vikram Gokhale along with Reema Lagoo, Neena Kulkarni and Subodh Bhave. Vikram’s character Ratnakar also recites a poem in the film. Ratnakar feels helpless as his wife slips into a coma. The film won the Best Feature Film award at the New York Indian Film Festival. Vikram won the National Film Award for Best Actor.
Salim Langde Pe Mat Ro (1989): Vikram played the role of Salim’s father in the film. The film directed by Saeed Akhtar Mirza is about the rise and fall of Salim. The film won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film and the National Film Award for Best Cinematography.
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999): Vikram has played Pandit Darbar in the film, who is a connoisseur of Indian classical music in the film. He is the loving and strict father of Aishwarya Rai’s character Nandini. Darbar agrees to teach Salman’s character, Sameer, the intricacies of Indian classical music. Later, when he learns of the growing closeness between Sameer and Nandini, he banishes Sameer and gives up music.
FIRST PUBLISHED : November 24, 2022, 00:14 IST