Chandrakant Gokhale who passed away last year, had an illustrious career stretched over 60 years in Marathi films and about 70 years on marathi stage. He was last seen in internationally acclaimed Marathi film ‘Valu’. In spite of his ill health he continued with his acting. Those who saw him in Hindi film ‘Shakti- The Power’ released in 2002, he played Nana Patekar’s bed ridden father suffering from Paralysis.
Chandrakant Gokhale played hero of popular Marathi films of 50s and 60s and won 2 President’s awards for his films ‘Dhakti Jaoo’ and ‘Manini’ besides winning 8 state awards. Mr. Gokhale performed in 64 Marathi plays, 68 Marathi films, many Tv serials and few Hindi films. His contribution to Marathi stage and films can never be forgotten as he belonged to a family which had launched a theatre company 100 years ago. His son Vikram Gokhale is also a popular actor in Marathi and Hindi.
Marathi Movie World pays sincere tributes to Chandrakant Gokhale on the occasion of his birth anniversary.