Vikram Gokhale is an acclaimed stage, television and film actor, popular for his roles in the Marathi and Hindi industries. Vikram has proven his worth as a great actor over the years with many memorable characters and performances to his name. Check out some of his best performances:
In his directorial debut, Vikram played the role of senior Dr Khurana. This story presents the bureaucratic structure in a large private hospital and the administration’s attitude towards patients and their families.
The plot depicts the self-dominion issues of famous and competent medical practitioners. The film also featured Mukta Barve, Suhas Joshi, Kadambari Kadam Desai, Deepa Sriram, Madhav Abhyankar, Arun Nalavde and Aniket Vishwasrao in important roles.
Nut Emperor (2016)
One of the most important gems of Marathi cinema, the story of the film revolves around a retired theater actor, Appa played by Nana Patekar. His wife, portrayed by Medha Pendse, and close friend Vikram’s Rambhau are critical to Appa’s survival.
Appa wants to spend the twilight of his life peacefully but things take a tragic turn as he is rejected by his children, to whom Appa gives all his wealth.
This movie is written and directed by Gajendra Ahire, featuring the best performances of Vikram along with Reema Lagu, Neena Kulkarni and Subodh Bhave. Vikram’s character Ratnakar also delivers situational poetry in the film. Ratnakar feels helpless as his wife falls into a coma and cannot afford the medical expenses.
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 plays the father of Salim, the main character portrayed by Pawan Malhotra. Directed by Saeed Akhtar Mirza, the film explores Salim’s development and eventual end, which was inevitable. Vikram’s nuanced performance is supported by Surekha Sikri who plays Salim’s mother.
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 Pandit is Darbar, a prominent proponent of Indian classical music in film. He is Nandini’s loving and strict father played by Aishwarya Rai. Darbar agrees to teach Sameer (played by Salman Khan) the intricacies of Indian classical music. Later when he learns about the growing closeness between Sameer and Nandini, he fires Sameer and quits music.
Vikram excels in every sequence – as an emotional father, or as a passionate music guru or as the determined head of the family.
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