After suffering from a cardiac arrest, Bollywood’s beloved mum, Reema Lagoo passed away. The 59 year-old complained of chest pain when she was rushed to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital in Andheri, Mumbai where she breathed her last.
Reema Lagoo has worked in many iconic films like, ‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!’, ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’, ‘Maine Pyaar Kiya’. The actor’s sudden demise left her fans and the film industry in shock. Here’s how the industry has reacted to this loss.
RIP. Worked in quite a few films. Reema Lagoo. Good friend. Heartfelt condolences pic.twitter.com/GItoweLzsR
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) 18 May 2017
Our very dear Reema Lagoo is no more.
Always kind, funny and loving.
— Boman Irani (@bomanirani) 18 May 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) 18 May 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) 18 May 2017
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) 18 May 2017
— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) 18 May 2017
After Vinod Khanna, the Indian cinema has again lost a legendary artist. The senior actress started her career in Hindi and Marathi films in the late 1970s and early 80s. She was best known for playing the on-screen mother of superstars like Sanjay Dutt, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan.