Bollywood veteran actress Reema Lagoo, who passed away today morning, was popularly known for her iconic onscreen roles as a mother. She played Salman’s mother in Maine Pyar Kiya, Saajan and Hum Saath Saath Hain, Akshay’s mother in Jai Kishen, Kajol’s in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, and Madhuri Dixit’s in Hum Aapke Hain Koun among others. She is one of few actresses of the industry who has done perfect justice to the roles of the mother.
Reema has always been respected by every actor of the Bollywood. Going back to her bonding with Salman Khan, it has always been special. The reel life mother-son duo has always impressed the audience onscreen.
We bring a throwback video of Reema Lagoo and Salman Khan that is quite emotional, considering she is not among us today. One can see in the throwback video, Salman Khan meets his onscreen mom Reema Lagoo at the grand music launch of Marathi movie Sanngto Aika in 2014. The launch of the film, which was directed by Satish Rajwade, starring Sachin Pilgaonkar in lead, witnessed on screen mother Reema Lagoo bonding with Salman Khan. The Sultan actor gave the cutest reaction after meeting her, which might leave you in tears. Salma just could not stop showering love and kisses to Reema Lagoo. How cute!
Reema Lagoo, you will be missed!
Meanwhile, Bollywood celebrities Mahesh Bhatt, Sanya Malhotra, Mahesh Manjrekar, Sachin Pilgaonkar with daughter Shriya and others have already reached at late Reema’s residence to pay the final respects.
The funeral will take place at the Oshiwara crematorium at 2 Pm.
Talking about her career, 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, Mrunmayee, also an actress.