Amitabh Bachchan-Vikram Gokhale: Hindi cinema veteran Vikram Gokhale passed away on 26 November. Vikram Gokhale breathed his last at Dinanath Hospital in Pune. Vikram, who was battling health problems for a long time, was admitted to the hospital for a long time, but he lost the battle of life on Friday. The stories of the friendship of Amitabh Bachchan and Vikram Gokhale, the megastar of the century, are well known. In such a situation, we will tell you how Big B helped Vikram Gokhale when he did not have a house in Mumbai.
Amitabh Bachchan helped Vikram Gokhale like this
When Vikram Gokhale came to Mayanagari Mumbai in the early days of his career, he did not have a house to live in. Vikram Gokhale started wandering in Mumbai in search of shelter. In an old interview given to E Times, Vikram Gokhale had disclosed that Amitabh had helped him a lot in getting a house in Mumbai.
Vikram Gokhale told during that time- ‘When I came to Mumbai during the days of struggle, my financial condition was not good at all. There was no roof over the head to live, he used to wander day and night in search of it. When Amitabh Bachchan came to know about this, he personally wrote a letter to the then Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Manohar Joshi, in which a recommendation was written for me to help the house. With the help of Big B, I got a government accommodation from the Government of Maharashtra.
Vikram Gokhale and Amitabh Bachchan’s friendship was 55 years old
Talking about friendship with Amitabh Bachchan, Vikram Gokhale had said- I feel very proud that we both know each other for the last 55 years and are good friends. It is known that Amitabh Bachchan and Vikram Gokhale worked together in films like Parwana, Agneepath and Khuda Gawah.