Actress Reema Lagoo passes away at the age of 59, in Mumbai

  • Actress Reema Lagoo passes away at the age of 59, in Mumbai
18-05-2017 | Pratidin Bureau. |

Veteran actress Reema Lagoo took her last breath on Thursday at Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai. She was rushed to the hospital after she complained of chest pain.

In her elongated career in Bollywood spaning over a few decades, Reema was known for playing many supportive and motherly roles in Hindi and Marathi cinema. She had a presence on Marathi stage for nearly four decades.

She played a lead role in the Marathi serial Tuza Maza Jamena and in iconic comedy Hindi serials Shriman Shrimati and Tu Tu Main Main. She is well known for playing the main character’s mother in hit Hindi movies like Maine Pyar Kiya, Aashiqui, Saajan, Hum Aapke Hain Kaun, Rangeela, Vaastav, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kal Ho Naa Ho and Hum Saath Saath Hain.

PM Narendra Modi condoled the demise of Reema Lagoo. “Reema Lagoo was a versatile actor who left a big impact in the film & TV world. Her demise is saddening. My deepest condolences,” the PM said.

After the news of her demise, Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt called her an extraordinary actor, an even better human being.

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