Veteran actress Reema Lagoo dies in Mumbai

Reema Lagoo, who played mother to top Bollywood actors, dies
Reema Lagoo, Bollywood's beloved screen mother, dies at age 59
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19 May, 2017

Reema's son-in-law, Vinay Waikul said, "We took her to the hospital when she complained".

Doctors, however, said that while life expectancy among Indians had increased, people were falling prey to sudden heart attacks at a younger age. "It's really shocking because she was absolutely fine". Before meeting the handsome actor on the sets of the iconic film, Renuka witnessed the acting prowess of Reema when she was an ace Marathi theatre artist. The actor who was accompanied by his wife Kiran Rao.

Lagoo also appeared in films like "Saajan", "Vaastav, "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai", "Hum Saath-Saath Hain", "Deewana Mastana", "Yes Boss", and "Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon".

On Thursday, Lagoo's friends and colleagues from Bollywood took to Twitter to mourn her death. "I pray that her soul rests in peace". She was an onscreen mother to Kajol, Juhi Chawla, Madhuri Dixit, Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, and Sanjay Dutt among others. I met her long time ago and she is a wonderful person inside as well as outside and goes without saying she was an incredible artist who was sweetness personified. "She had acted in my earliest TV serial, Ahankaar". For her even failure of a film doesn't bother her too much. He said, "I have lost a mother again today".

Actor Rajiv Verma from Bhopal is seen with Reema Lagoo in various movies including Maine Pyar Kiya, Hum Saath Saath Hain and more. At her last rites yesterday, top names from Bollywood as well as Marathi cinema assembled at Shastri Nagar, Andheri to pay respects to their favourite "Maa". She was nominated twice for Filmfare best supporting actor for Maine Pyaar Kiya and Aashiqui Her tryst with Marathi film Reshamgaath (2002) earned her the best actress award at the Maharashtra State Film Awards. In Mumbai, she lives in my building itself and this morning it was a big shock for me. Am so glad we made up the last time we fought and i got to say sorry and you said lets make a new beginning Viraf, am so glad I got a chance to work all those hours with you and learn from you, all that i did.

Boman Irani: "Our very dear Reema Lagoo is no more. She is remembered for her exceptional performance in television series "Shrimaan Shrimati" and "Tu Tu Main Main".


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