Veteran Marathi and Bollywood actress Reema Lagoo passed away at the age of 59 after reportedly suffering from cardiac arrest. After the actress complained of chest pain on Wednesday night, she was rushed to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital in Andheri, Mumbai where she breathed her last.
The senior actress started her career in Marathi and Hindi films in the late 1970s and early 80s. She was best known for playing the on-screen mother to Kajol, Madhuri Dixit, Salman Khan and Sanjay Dutt in hit films like 'Maine Pyar Kiya', 'Hum Aapke Hain Koun', 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai' 'Vastav' and 'Hum Saath-Saath Hain'. Reema Lagoo also did notable work in television in popular shows like 'Tu Tu Main Main' and 'Shriman Shrimati'.
Speaking to PTI, Reema Lagoo’s son-in-law Vinay Waikul said, “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 of us that she is no more with us.”
Reema Lagoo is survived by daughter Mrunmayee, who is also a theatre and film actor and theatre director. The whole Entertanment industry will miss their favorite Mom, May her soul rest in peace.