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Vikram Gokhale Biography, Death, Age, Family, Career, Net Worth 2022

Vikram Gokhale Biography, Death, Age, Family, Career, Net Worth 2022

Vikram Gokhale was an Indian film and television actor, who has also worked as a theater artist and directed a few films. Vikram has acted in Hindi as well as Marathi films. He was born on 30 October 1947 in Pune (Maharashtra). Vikram Gokhale passed away at the age of 82 and breathed his last on 26 November 2022 at Deenanath Hospital, Pune.

Vikram has been awarded many awards and honors in his film career due to his stellar performances. Apart from this he has acted in more than 80 films and has also acted in various television serials.

Gokhale was also an active social worker. His family’s charity foundation provides financial support for the care and education of disabled soldiers and orphaned children.


Name Vikram Gokhale
Birthday 14 November 1945
Place of Birth
Poona, Bombay Presidency, British India (present-day Pune, Maharashtra, India)
Age: 82 years (at the time of death)
Death Day 26 November 2022
Place of Death Pune, Maharashtra, India
Home Pune, Maharashtra, India
Hometown Pune, Maharashtra, India
Citizenship Indian
Religion Hindu
 Height 5 feet 8 inches
Weight 75 kg
Eye color Black
Hair color Black and white
Occupation Film and television actor
Debut film Parwana (1971)
Marital Status Married
Net worth Estimated net worth is USD 5 million

Birth and early life of Vikram Gokhale

As you have already been told that Vikram was born on 30 October 1947. Father’s name was Chandrakant Gokhale and mother’s name was Hemwati Gokhale. Apart from Vikram, he is survived by two brothers Bhishma Gokhale and Mohan Gokhale, and a sister Aprajita Munje.

His father was a noted Marathi film and theater artist and has acted in over 70 Marathi and Hindi films. Gokhale used to run a real estate firm named Sujata Firm in Pune.

It is also interesting to note that her great-grandmother, Durgabai Kamat, was the first female actress in Indian cinema, while her grandmother Kamlabai Gokhale (then Kamalabai Kamat) was the first female child artist in Indian cinema.

Family details of Vikram Gokhale

Father’s Name Chandrakant Gokhale
Mother’s Nam Hemwati Gokhale
Siblings Bhishma Gokhale, Mohan Gokhale, and Aparajita Munje
Wife’s Name Vrushali Gokhale
Grandmother’s Name Kamlabai Gokhale
Children 2 Daughter

The film career of Vikram Gokhale

Vikram Gokhale has worked in theatre, television, Hindi, and Marathi films in his career. He has acted in more than 80 films and 17 television serials.

Undoubtedly, he is one of the most talented actors to have made a mark in the cinematic world. Hence, he is considered as the most popular and most loved actor in the film industry.

In 2010, he made his directorial debut – a Marathi film “Aaghat”, produced by Sprint Arts Creations in association with Rajesh Damble (Executive Producer). The film was written by Dr. Nitin Lavangare and starred Dr. Amol Kolhe, Mukta Barve, and others.

Apart from directing films, he is also good at acting and has worked in many films such as; “Tum Bin” released in 2001, “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam” (released in 1999), “And Madhoshi” released in 2004 some of his great movies.

However, he also runs a real estate firm named “Sujatha Farms” located in Pune, India.

Vikram Gokhale had seen a lot of struggle

Vikram Gokhale told an anecdote to (TOI) in an old interview, “When I entered the world of acting, I struggled a lot and faced a financial crisis. Then I also went through a financial crisis. I had to live in Mumbai. There was a need for a house. When Amitabh Bachchan came to know about my financial crunch and need, he himself wrote a letter to Chief Minister Manohar Joshi (the then of Maharashtra). Due to the recommendation of Amitabh Bachchan, I got a house on behalf of the Government of Maharashtra. Found a house. The letter which was written by Amitabh Bachchan is still preserved (framed) by him.”


8 things you didn’t know about Vikram Gokhale

1- Award-winning actor

Gokhale was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2011 for his acting performance in a theater play, given by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, India’s national academy of music, dance, and drama.

2- National Film Awards

Among various prestigious awards and honors, the actor was awarded the National Film Award in the Best Actor category for his Marathi film ‘Anumati’.

3- Worked with Gurdeep Kohli

In 2001, the most famous actor Vikram Gokhale played a powerful role in the television serial ‘Sanjivani’, it was one of the most-watched serials, in which he worked with Gurdeep Kohli.

4- He and Chandrakant Gokhale

 You would be unaware of her relationship with Marathi actors Chandrakant Gokhale and Vikram Gokhale. So let us tell you that Vikram is the son of famous Marathi theater artist and film actor Chandrakant Gokhale.

5- Popular role

Vikram played a notable role in ‘Tum Bin’ (2001), which proved to be a huge hit. The film stars Priyanshu Chatterjee, Sandali Sinha, and Himanshu Malik. The songs of the film also became popular and were liked by everyone.

6- He and Durgabai Kamat

The actor is the grandson of renowned artist Dugabai Kamat, who was known as the first lady on the Indian big screen.

7- Has an old relationship with the family of film stars

Vikram Gokhale was a talented actor who is also known to belong to a family with a film background as his father was a famous Marathi stage and film actor and Durgabai Kamat (Vikram’s grandmother) was also an actress.

8- Also known for social work

Vikram Gokhale has been involved in some charitable work as he used to run a charitable organization with his family which helped disabled soldiers, orphaned children, and other needy people.

Awards and Achievements of Vikram Gokhale

  • National Award for Best Actor (shared with Irrfan Khan 2013) for his role in ‘Anumati’

  • Received the Vishnudas Bhave Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015.

  • Balraj Sahni Award by ‘Balraj Sahni-Sahir Ludhianvi Foundation’

  • Haribhau Sane Jeevanaurav Award in the year 2017

  • Pulotsav Samman (December 2018)

  • Chitrapati V. Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award

Vikram Gokhale passed away

 In 2016, he retired from acting as he developed a throat problem. Presently he used to give acting training to budding artists.

He died on 26 November 2022 in a private hospital in Pune after a prolonged illness. Marathi and Hindi cinema has lost a great actor in his death.

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