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The saddening news of veteran actor, Vikram Gokhale's demise has taken the entire nation by shock. While the entire nation was mourning the actor's loss, his wife, Vrushali Gokhale refuted the claims of her husband's demise and shared that the actor is still in critical condition. Meanwhile, many Bollywood celebrities took to their social media handles and expressed their condolences to Gokhale's family.
The veteran actor made his film debut at the age of 26 in the film, Parwana in 1971. In his career spanning more than 40 years, he has given some pathbreaking performances in various Marathi and Bollywood films. Some of his commendable work include Agneepath, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Mission Mangal, Hichki, Bang Bang, De Dana Dan, and Bhool Bhulaiyaa. Vikram Gokhale was last seen in the film, Nikamma which also starred Shilpa Shetty Kundra and Abhimanyu Dassani.
The shocking news of Vikram Gokhale passing away is still doing the rounds. However, in an interaction with the ETimes, his wife, Vrushali refuted the ongoing rumours and shared that her husband is still alive. Sharing the details about the same, she said that the actor is on the ventilator and he is not responding. In her words:
"He slipped into a coma yesterday afternoon and post that, he has not responded to touch. He is on a ventilator. Doctors will decide tomorrow morning what to do, depending on whether he's improving, sinking or still not responding."
Mrs Gokhale also revealed that Vikram Gokhale was admitted to the Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital in Pune on November 5, 2022, and he is undergoing treatment for the last 14 days. She also said that her husband is not 82 years old as being reported by the media. She added:
"He improved a bit but slipped again. He has had a host of issues, like in the heart and kidney. At the moment, he has had a multi-organ failure. Also, my husband is 77 and not 82 as being reported. My daughter from San Fransico has arrived. The other one has been right here in Pune, she lives in Mumbai."
Meanwhile, as per a report in ANI, Dr Dhananjay Kelkar of Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital also revealed that Vikram Gokhale's death rumours are not true. Vikram's daughter, who lives in Pune, also told ANI that her father is on life support and asked everyone to pray for his good health.
"He is still critical and on life support and has not passed yet. Keep praying for him."
We wish Vikram Gokhale a speedy recovery!