Reema Lagoo no more: Film Industry lost another jewel

Reema Lagoo no more: Film Industry lost another jewel

Vetaran actor Reema Lagoo took he last breathe on Wedenesday night when she was shooting for her ongoing serial Naamkaran which airs on Star Plus. After she complained of chest pain, she was rushed to nearly Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Andheri, Mumbai.

The actress had worked with many actors from the film industry. She started to work in serial recently, earlier she was a senior actress in the film industry. She started her career in Hindi and Marathi films in the late 1970s and early 80s. She was best known for playing the on-screen mother to protagonists in hit films like ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’, ‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun’, ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ and ‘Hum Saath-Saath Hain’. Reema Lagoo also did notable work in television in popular shows like ‘Tu Tu Main Main’ and ‘Shriman Shrimati’.

She was a daughter of Marathi stage actress Mandakini Bhadbhade. While her acting prowess were noted even when she was a student in Pune, she started acting on stage after completing school. She soon started acting in Hindi and Marathi film. She gained prominence once she started doing mother’s roles in Hindi films, the first of such character roles was as the mother of Juhi Chawla in Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak. In fact, after playing Salman Khan’s mother’s roles in multiple blockbusters, many thought of her as his real-life mother! Another of her famous role was as Sanjay Dutt’s mother in Vaastav who kills her son. Reema Lagoo won four Filmfare awards in the supporting actress category.

In her personal life, she was married to Marathi actor Vivek Lagoo. The couple has a daughter, Mrunmayee, together who is also an actress. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh also tweeted about her sad demise

Many of her co-actors took to Twitter to show condolence to her death.

Rishi Kapoor Tweeted about her death

The famous Journalist Faridoon Shahryar also tweeted about the veteran actress

Priyanka Chopra also showed condolence towards her sad demise

Her funeral will take place today. Rest information are not updated yet. We show condolence towards the great lady.

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