Thu, 24 Nov 2022 11:38 AM IST
VETERAN Actor Vikram Gokhale has been admitted to the hospital since Wednesday and is currently in very critical condition. The actor's family friend, Rajesh Damle, told the news agency ANI that he has suffered multiple organ failures and the doctors are trying their best.
Earlier, his daughter also confirmed that Vikram Gokhale is critical and on life support.
Pune, Maharashtra | Seasoned actor #VikramGokhale's condition is very critical. He is fighting since the last 24 hours. He has suffered multiple organ failure. Doctors are trying their level best: Rajesh Damle, a family friend of the veteran actor pic.twitter.com/1J4Xy5SMxJ— ANI (@ANI) November 24, 2022
His wife also said that the actor is not responding to the treatment.
#VikramGokhale is critical since the last 24 hours. Doctors are trying their best. He is not responding to the treatment as expected. He has multiple organ failures: Vrushali Gokhale, Vikram Gokhale's wife— ANI (@ANI) November 24, 2022
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"Vikram Gokhale is still critical and on life support, he has not passed away yet. Keep praying for him,", his daughter as quoted by ANI said.
Meanwhile, the hospital officials have said that the actor is critical and on the ventilator. They have denied the death rumours of the actor.
Pune, Maharashtra | A meeting b/w Vikram Gokhale's family & doctors took place this morning at 10am. The actor is very much alive but critical & on the ventilator. News of his demise is wrong: PRO Shirish Yadgikar, Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital pic.twitter.com/PGNAUUYJen— ANI (@ANI) November 24, 2022
On Wednesday night, the rumours of his death came. However, his family dismissed all the reports and asks fans to pray for his health.
Vikram Gokhale is undergoing treatment at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital in Pune for the last few days. He was on Wednesday shifted to the ICU after his health deteriorated.
Over a career spanning more than 40 years, Gokhale has appeared in various Marathi and Bollywood films, including the superhit films like 'Agneepath,' starring Amitabh Bachchan in 1990, and 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam,' with Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in 1999 and Bhool Bhulaiyaa with Akshay Kumar and Vidya Balan in 2007.
His other notable work includes 'Mission Mangal', 'Hichki', 'Aiyaari', 'Bang Bang!', 'De Dana Dan', and 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa'. He was last seen in 'Nikamma' alongside Shilpa Shetty and Abhimanyu Dassani. The film hit the theatres in June this year.
He received the National Award for Best Actor for his work in the Marathi film 'Anumati' in 2010.