Award Name : National Film Awards
Year of Award : 2013
Award for : Arts
Location : Pune, Maharashtra, India
Vikram Gokhale is a well known Indian film, television and stage actor, notable for his roles in Marathi theatre and Hindi films and television. He is the son of another well known veteran Marathi theater and film actor Chandrakant Gokhale. He was born on 30 October 1947 in Pune, India. He learnt acting under the guidance of the ex-director of National School of Drama in Delhi, Mrs. Vijaya Mehta. He is serving as the director of National Center for the performing arts in Mumbai. Vikram Gokhale runs a real estate firm in Pune known as Sujata Farms. He is also interested in social service. He founded an organization to work for the disabled soldiers, education of orphan children, unaffected kids of leper parents, etc. He was teaching the science of dramaturgy with the techniques of theater and television in P. B. S. I. at Pune. He is appointed as the visiting professor of science of dramaturgy at Shivaji University at Kolhapur.
Some of the films that he has acted include Aaghaat, De Dana Dan, Life Partner, Bhool Bhullaiyaa, Main Aisa Hi Hoon, Lucky: No Time For Love, Madhoshi, Ishq Hai Tumse, Love at Times Square, Kuch Tum Kaho Kuch Hum Kahein, Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke, Champion, Hey Ram, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Badmaash, Akayla, Salim Langde Pe Mat Ro, Thodasa Roomani Ho Jaayen, Krodh, Insaaf, etc. Some television programs that he participated are Jeevan Saathi, Virrudh, Sanjivani, Mera Naam Karegi Roshan, Kuch Khoya Kuch Paya, etc. He was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2011 for his Acting in Theatre, given by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, India's National Academy of Music, Dance & Drama. In 2013, he won National Film Award for Best Actor category for his Marathi film Anumati.