Actor Reema Lagoo passes away

Actor Reema Lagoo passes away
Actor Reema Lagoo passes away
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19 May, 2017

Bollywood's favourite "mom" Reema Lagoo, remembered for her constant quips and as the understanding, kind mother in many-a-hindi film passed away of cardiac arrest at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital here on Thursday.

Condolences to the actress poured in on Twitter, including a message from Narendra Modi, the Indian prime minister.

Actor Raza Murad says he always thought of veteran movie and theatre actress Reema Lagoo, who died here early on Thursday following a cardiac arrest, as his younger sister.

The sudden demise of actress Reema Lagoo has shocked the entire industry.

"We will issue a health report later in the day, after consulting with her family", the hospital's executive director Ram Naraian told PTI.

Reema Lagoo is a very popular face in Hindi and Marathi cinema. Reema Lagoo is survived by one daughter Mrunmayee Laggo, also an actress.

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Reema Lagoo is also famous for her role in television serials like Shrimaan Shrimati that was aired in the year 1994 and Tu Tu Main Main that was first aired on DD Metro (1994) but was later telecast on Star Plus (1996). She was last seen on the television show "Naamkaran", which aired on Star Plus. She was a brilliant actor with a heart of gold. She played the memorable roles in Shrimaanji Sreemetiji and Tu Tu Main Main.

In an official statement, Tawde said, "She had played a variety of roles in Marathi and Hindi movies for a long tenure". The performance of Reema Lagoo attracted the audience. She has had a presence on Marathi stage for almost four decades.

Today we made a decision to give a tribute to her stellar record in Bollywood by helping you relive some of her best performances.

Apart from Bollywood movies, she was also known best for the TV industry. "Prayers to the family", Akshay Kumar said.

Amitabh Bachchan: Just heard the shocking and unbelievable news about Reema Lagoo's passing. Always kind, amusing and loving.


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