Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood actress Reema Lagoo passed away here following a cardiac arrest early on Thursday morning at Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai. The last rituals will going take place at 2 pm in Oshiwara.
The 59-year-old Marathi TV and stage actress breathed her last at a private hospital where she was rushed shortly after midnight.
The actor was famous for playing the ‘mother’ in both movies and television. Her most popular movies were Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!, Hum Saath Saath Hain, Maine Pyaar Kiya and Kal Ho Na Ho. She also made a name for herself in TV shows like Tu Tu Main Main and Shrimaan Shrimati. She was last seen in Naamkaran.
Over the course of her career, she played the mother’s role opposite some of the biggest stars in the industry like Salman Khan (Maine Pyar Kiya), Akshay Kumar (Gumrah), Sridevi (Jai Kishen), Madhuri Dixit (Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!) and Shah Rukh Khan (Kal Ho Na Ho).
She is a winner of four Filmfare Awards for Supporting Actress.
Fans reacting on twitter
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) May 18, 2017
Am shocked to hear about Reemaji RIP #ReemaLagoo
One of warmest,nicest people on and off screen. This is very shocking & sad
— kunal kohli (@kunalkohli) May 18, 2017
— Startup Siyapa (@BhargavPurohit) May 18, 2017
— Trisha Chakravorty (@trishac2514) May 18, 2017
RIP… #reemalagoo…. The best mother’s character that bollywood got….versatile actor… Will miss you…
— Dr.Rohan wani (@rohan_ronw) May 18, 2017