Veteran actress Reema Lagoo who gave a great contribution to the Indian cinema passed away last night after having a cardiac arrest. She was 59 and was immediately rushed to the Kokilaben hospital a little after 3 am. Last rites of the late actress will be held later today.
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.”
The actress has been a part of some of the most celebrated Bollywood movies. Early news of her passing away came from tweets by actor Rishi Kapoor and politician Vasundhara Raje.
Reema Lagoo did not just create magic on the big screen with her great work of art but was also seen doing performance oriented roles in the television industry as well.
Some of her popular roles were as mother to bollywood stars in various films including Salman Khan’s mother in Saajan, Maine Pyar Kiya and Hum Sath Sath Hain, Madhuri Dixit’s in Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!, Kajol’s in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Shahrukh Khan’s Kal Ho Na Ho, Sanjay Dutt’s in Vaastav and many more.
The woman who stole all of our hearts with a career span of almost four decades will always be remembered. RIP Reema Lagoo.