Veteran actor Chandrakant Gokhale dead

Pune, June 20 Veteran actor Chandrakant Gokhale, who was suffering from cancer, died in a private hospital here Friday. He was 87.

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Pune, June 20 (IANS) Veteran actor Chandrakant Gokhale, who was suffering from cancer, died in a private hospital here Friday. He was 87.

A doctor at Joshi Hospital, where Gokhale had been undergoing treatment, said the actor died at 8.45 a.m.

She added that Gokhale's daughter Aparajita Munje and friend Chittaranjan Kolhatkar, also a Marathi actor, were with him when he died. However, his son Vikram Gokhale, a leading character actor, was not in town.

Gokhale acted in 68 Marathi and 16 Hindi films besides 64 Marathi plays and several Marathi TV serials over a span of 75 years. He remained active despite illness and featured in this year's award winning Marathi film 'Walu'.


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  • Posted on: 20 June 2008 at 2:08pmspsharmila

    May god rest his soul.

    With the demise of Chandrakant Gokhale an era in marathi cinema has come to an end.He was a fantastic actor.

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