Today early morning veteran actor Reema Lagoo passed away due to cardiac arrest. Currently she was working in Star Plus’s show Naamkaran. She was 59-years-old.
After having chest pain, she was admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital where she passed away.
Lagoo was admitted to the hospital late last night after she complained of chest pain, the hospital’s Executive Director Ram Naraian said.
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 us that she is no more with us.”
Rajshree productions’ favourite mother, Reema has daughter Mrunmayee. She is a theatre and film actress and theatre director. Reema Lagoo worked in several Marathi and Hindi Films and also many TV shows.
Reema Lagoo filmy career includes many superhit films like Maine Pyar Kiya, Saajan, Vaastav, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and, Hum Saath-Saath Hain and more. She was also a part of popular tv shows like Tu Tu Main Main, Shrimaan Shrimati and Naamkaran.
Reema Lagoo started playing mother’s roles in late 80s with Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak but truly came into her own with Hum Aapke Hain Koun.
Mahesh Bhatt, film director and Naamkaran show director said, “The sudden death of dear friend hurls one into deep silence. She was a great actor and a greater human being.”
Alok Nath with whom Reema Lagoo worked in many films, could not believe the news and have words for that emotions.
Reema Lagoo’s son-in-law Vinay Waikul confirmed the news of her death. Her funeral will take place at 2pm in Mumbai.
May her soul rest in Peace…
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