Industry lost a great actress: Celebs mourn Reema Lagoo's death


Veteran Bollywood actress Reema Lagoo passed away in Mumbai following a cardiac arrest early on Thursday morning, a family source told IANS.

One of the most brilliant actresses in Bollywood movies, Reema Lagoo has played iconic roles in Indian cinema. Reema Lagoo had a notable filmography and fans can not stop remembering her as Salman Khan's kind mother in Hum Saath - Saath Hain, Maine Pyar Kiya and Judwaa.

Apart from these towering performances for many she also showed her comic side in superhit TV show, Tu Tu Main Main. "We will issue a health report later in the day, after consulting with her family", he said. Reema Lagoo is widely remembered as the mother of two of the biggest stars of Bollywood- Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan.

The actress was famous for playing the role of the mother of main characters in films and TV soaps.

Veteran actress Reema Lagoo passed away in Mumbai on Wednesday night. 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.

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Reema was married to Marathi actor Vivek Lagoo.

Reema played a righteous woman, who takes the life of her own son.

Lagoo's mother was also an actor, the Marathi stage performer Mandakini Bhadbhade, and Lagoo, who was born Gurinder Bhadbhade in 1958, began acting while studying at the Huzurpaga HHCP High School in Pune. Reema Lagoo appeared on Television in Mahesh Bhatt's show Namkaran.

She won four Filmfare awards for as supporting actor.