B-town remembers Reema Lagoo after she passes away today morning.
Bollywood veteran actress Reema Lagoo left for heavenly abode today morning. The actress, who showered motherly love onscreen, took her last breath at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai. Known for her emotional roles as mother, Reema passed away after suffering a heart attack.
Bollywood is shocked and saddened by the sudden death of veteran actress Reema. Tributes for Reema Lagoo started flowing immediately after the news of demise broke out.
Remembering Reema Lagoo, here is how Bollywood reacted to her death:
RIP. Worked in quite a few films. Reema Lagoo. Good friend. Heartfelt condolences pic.twitter.com/GItoweLzsR
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) May 18, 2017
Our very dear Reema Lagoo is no more.
Always kind, funny and loving.
— Boman Irani (@bomanirani) May 18, 2017
— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) May 18, 2017
— Avinash Gowariker (@avigowariker) May 18, 2017
Reema Maushi passed away early this morning . A big loss . A personal loss. Known her since I was a child . RIP SaasuMaa #ReemaLagoo miss u
— Shriya Pilgaonkar (@ShriyaP) May 18, 2017
I wish we wrote better roles for actresses. #ReemaLagoo's immense talent was traded in for stereotypical mother roles, from the age of 30!
— Apurva Asrani (@Apurvasrani) May 18, 2017
Veteran actress Reema Lagoo Ji passes away of cardiac arrest at 59 years of age. RIP! pic.twitter.com/UaSa3mYuqi
— KRK (@kamaalrkhan) 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
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
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
Talking about her career, Reema Lagoo was born Gurinder Bhadbhade in 1958. Her mother was actress Mandakini Bhadbhade who was known for the drama Lekure udand Jaahalee on the Marathi stage. Lagoo’s acting abilities were noted when she was a student at the Huzurpaga HHCP High School in Pune. Her professional acting started soon after finishing high school. Her first acting job was on the Marathi stage.
Reema was last seen on the small screen in a role of a mother on the television show Naamkarann, which is telecasted on Star Plus
Reema was married to Marathi actor Vivek Lagoo. However, the couple separated later. The couple has a daughter together.