Famous film, television and stage actor Vikram Gokhale (67) was felicitated with the prestigious Vishnudas Bhave Award. The award was given to him at a ceremony on the eve of ‘Marathi Rangbhumi Din‘.
- Gokhle has been honored for his outstanding contribution to Marathi theater. Prominent actress-singer Faiyaz Shaikh presented the award to him.
- Dr Sharad Karale, president of Akhil Maharashtra Natya Vidya Mandir Samiti, Sangli, made the announcement.
About Vikram Gokhale
- Gokhale, 67, is a noted Marathi theatre actor and has acted in several Hindi films.
- Gokhale has acted in noted Marathi films like “Lapandav”, “Kalat Nakalat”, “Vazir”, “Bala Gau Kashi Angar” and recently “Anumati”.
- His prominent Hindi films include Yash Johar’s “Agneepath”, “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam”, “Bhool Bhulaiya”, “Khuda Gawah” among others.
Vishnudas Bhave Award
The annual award was instituted by Sangli-based Akhil Maharashtra Natya Vidya Mandir in memory of pioneer Marathi dramatist Vishnudas Bhave.
Earlier recipients of Vishnudas Bhave Award
- Bal Gandharv
- PL Deshpande
- Acharya Atre
- Dr Jabbar Patel