After Vinod Khanna, Bollywood has lost another talented veteran actor. Yes, actress Reema Lagoo passed away this morning of a cardiac arrest in Mumbai at 3.30 am. Known for her roles in Maine Pyar Kiya, Saajan and Hum Saath Saath Hain among others, Reema took last breath at Kokilaben Hospital.(Also Read: Shocking! Vinod Khanna Passes Away At 70 After Suffering From Cancer)
Reema showered her motherly love on every actor of B-town. From Salman Khan to Akshay Kumar and Shah Rukh Khan, Reema played on-screen mother to many. She played Salman’s mother in Maine Pyar Kiya, Saajan and Hum Saath Saath Hain, Akshay’s mother in Jai Kishen, Kajol’s in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, and Madhuri Dixit’s in Hum Aapke Hain Koun. She played Sanjay Dutt’s mother in Vaastav, which is one of the most remembered and strong roles of her career. She perfect justice to every role of “Maa” and will be remembered always.
Reema Lagoo, who started her career with Marathi stage shows, was last seen as Dayavanti Mehta in Mahesh Bhatt’s television show Naamkaran on Star plus.
Here is how Bollywood reacted on Reema Lagoo’s death –
RIP. Worked in quite a few films. Reema Lagoo. Good friend. Heartfelt condolences pic.twitter.com/GItoweLzsR
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) May 18, 2017
Our very dear Reema Lagoo is no more.
Always kind, funny and loving.
— Boman Irani (@bomanirani) May 18, 2017
— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) May 18, 2017
— Avinash Gowariker (@avigowariker) May 18, 2017
Reema Maushi passed away early this morning . A big loss . A personal loss. Known her since I was a child . RIP SaasuMaa #ReemaLagoo miss u
— Shriya Pilgaonkar (@ShriyaP) May 18, 2017
I wish we wrote better roles for actresses. #ReemaLagoo's immense talent was traded in for stereotypical mother roles, from the age of 30!
— Apurva Asrani (@Apurvasrani) May 18, 2017
Veteran actress Reema Lagoo Ji passes away of cardiac arrest at 59 years of age. RIP! pic.twitter.com/UaSa3mYuqi
— KRK (@kamaalrkhan) May 18, 2017
Reema was married to Marathi actor Vivek Lagoo, but the couple separated later. They have a daughter together, Mrunmayee, also an actress.
May her soul RIP!