Veteran film and TV actor Reema Lagoo has died of a cardiac arrest. The 59-year-old actress breathed her last this morning at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai. Touted as Bollywood’s favourite mother Reema Lagoo was currently a part of Star Plus show ‘Naamkaran’.
Reema Lagoo’s son-in-law told news agency PTI, “She was complaining of chest pain so we took her to hospital around 1 am. She passed away due to a heart attack around 3.15 am. She was perfectly fine and had no health issues…so it is really shocking for all us that she is no more with us.”
Sudden death of actress has brought shock not only for the Entertainment industry but for everyone. She was one of the finest actresses of our Indian cinema.
Reema is known for her iconic roles as a mother on the big screen. 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’.
From the time this news broke, Twitter is deeply saddened and is already mourning her death.
Check out these Tweets:
— Rajshri (@rajshri) May 18, 2017
RIP. Worked in quite a few films. Reema Lagoo. Good friend. Heartfelt condolences pic.twitter.com/GItoweLzsR
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) May 18, 2017
Nobody can match the zeal and enthusiasm u had ma’am. U will be missed RIP #Reemalagoo
Was indeed a pleasure wrking with u in naamkaran
— zain imam (@zainimam01) May 18, 2017
So terribly sad 2hear #ReemaLagoo is no more.worked with her in so many songs n she was just the most loving soul..condolences 2 her family
— Farah Khan (@TheFarahKhan) May 18, 2017
Rip reemaji ?? #ReemaLagoo ??
— Ragini Khanna (@iraginikhanna) May 18, 2017
Shocked & saddened. Reema Lagoo ji will be missed. She will always be remembered for her iconic roles in cinema & on stage. RIP
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) May 18, 2017
Saddened to hear about the demise of #ReemaLagoo, had the opportunity to work with her…a fine actress and person.Prayers to the family ??
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) May 18, 2017
T 2428 – Just heard the shocking and unbelievable news about Reema Lagoo’s passing .. such a fine talent and gone so young ! Very SAD !!
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) May 18, 2017
So sad to hear of the passing of Reema Lagoo ji. She was Most graceful and kind. Rest in Peace.
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) May 18, 2017
— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) May 18, 2017
This is truly sad news…she was warm, gracious and an exceptional actor…I had the privilege of directing her….#RIPReemaLagoo
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) May 18, 2017