Reema Lagoo, veteran Hindi and Marathi actor, passes away at 58

Reema Lagoo, who is known for playing memorable roles in films, suffered from a heart attack at the midnight and breathed her last a few hours later.

FP Staff May 18, 2017 08:29:32 IST

Veteran actor Reema Lagoo, popular for her stint in Hindi and Marathi cinema, has passed away at the age of 58 after a heart attack at the midnight of 18 May.

As per reports, her son-in-law Vinay Waikul informed the media that she suffered a heart attack at midnight and was rushed to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai. She breathed her last a few hours later.

Reema Lagoo veteran Hindi and Marathi actor passes away at 58

Reema Lagoo.

She was best known for playing the role of mother to stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Akshay Kumar, Madhuri Dixit, Juhi Chawla, Kajol and Saif Ali Khan. She was a second generation actor as her mother, Gurinder Bhabhadhe, was a renowned theatre artiste in the Marathi circle.

While Reema began her career with television, she gained prominence with Mansoor Khan's 1988 romantic film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak in which she played Juhi Chawla's mother.

She went on to play the mother of Salman in films like Sooraj Barjatya's romantic drama Maine Pyar Kiya and Lawrence D'Souza's 1991 romantic drama Saajan, Anant Balani's 1991 crime film Patthar Ke Phool. David Dhawan's 1998 comedy Judwaa, Barjatya's 1999 family drama Hum Saath-Saath Hain. She also shared the screen space with Salman in Karan Johar's 1998 directorial debut Kuch Kuch Hota Hai but portrayed the role of Kajol's mother in the romantic comedy film.

She also played the role of a mother to Dixit in Barjatya's 1994 romantic comedy Hum Aapke Hain Koun and to Shah Rukh Khan in Nikkhil Advani's 2004 film Kal Ho Naa Ho. Her last notable Hindi film appearance was in Sanjay Gadhvi's 2008 crime thriller Kidnap in which she played Minissha Lamba's grandmother.

She is also known for her prowess in Marathi cinema and on Indian television. She starred in two memorable television shows - Tu Tu Main Main with Supriya Pilgaonkar and Shrimaan Shrimati. She was last seen in Mahesh Bhatt's television serial Naamkaran.

 

Updated Date:

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

Inside Pixar has capsules of the studio's brilliant DNA, but is ultimately too brief
Entertainment

Inside Pixar has capsules of the studio's brilliant DNA, but is ultimately too brief

While Inside Pixar give us a glimpse of the process, it never quite becomes the definitive documentary on a company that has truly made some clutter-breaking animation films in the last 25 years.

Mum Bhai review: Angad Bedi's crime series is an amalgamation of every Indian gangster movie ever
Entertainment

Mum Bhai review: Angad Bedi's crime series is an amalgamation of every Indian gangster movie ever

Perhaps Mum Bhai would have been more involving if the suspense had been sustained, the screenplay not dipped in and out of past and present, and the writing committed itself to a modicum of heart.

Rajkummar Rao, Nushrat Bharucha on entering unexplored territory with Chhalaang, and working with Hansal Mehta
Entertainment

Rajkummar Rao, Nushrat Bharucha on entering unexplored territory with Chhalaang, and working with Hansal Mehta

While Chhalaang is Rajkummar Rao's sixth collaboration with Hansal Mehta, it is the first time the two have worked on a romantic comedy. For Nushrat Bharucha, she is excited to play "a small-town girl for the first time."