Renowned film, television and stage actor Vikram Gokhale was awarded with the prestigious Vishnudas Bhave Award.
He was conferred with this award for his outstanding contribution to Marathi theatre.
Eminent actress-singer Faiyaz Shaikh presented the award to him on the occasion of Marathi Rangbhumi Din observed on 5 November in Sangli district of Maharashtra.
About Vikram Gokhale
- Vikram Gokhale was born on 30 October 1947 in Pune, Maharashtra.
- He comes from family which was been active in the starting phase of Indian film industry. He is the son well-known veteran Marathi theatre and film actor Chandrakant Gokhale.
- His great grandmother Durgabai Kamat was the first female artiste of the Indian screen and his grandmother Kamlabai Gokhale was the first female child artiste of Indian cinema.
- He has acted in more than 60 films, television series and stage performances.
- Awards: Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (2011), National Film Award for Best Actor category (2013) for his lead role in Marathi film Anumati.
About Vishnudas Bhave Award: It is an annual award instituted by Sangli-based Akhil Maharashtra Natya Vidya Mandir in the memory of famous Marathi dramatist Vishnudas Bhave.