Reema Lagoo (3 February 1958 – 18 May 2017)
Veteran Bollywood actress Reema Lagoo passed away at the age of 59 of a cardiac arrest in Mumbai a little after 3 am. she was rushed to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital in Andheri, Mumbai where she breathed her last.
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.” Hospital authorities said they will release statement later after consulting Ms Lagoo’s family.
The actress was married to Marathi actor Vivek Lagoo and the couple had a daughter Mrunmayee Lagoo. However, the couple later parted their ways.
Apart from her award-winning roles in Maine Pyar Kiya, Hum Aapke Hain Koun, Aashiqui, Rui Ka Bojh, Rihaee, Aunty No 1, Vastav, Main Hoon Part-Time Killer, she has worked in a few movies that may not be on top of recall value among her fans.
Reema Lagoo was also played important roles in the TV serials Tu Tu Main Main and Shriman Shrimati. Her last screen appearances were in the Marathi film Katyar Kaljat Ghusali and TV show Naamkaran.
Waking up to the sad news, many B-town celebs and bigwigs took to their social networking websites to express their sorrow on her untimely departure.
Messages of condolence have been tweeted by actors Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Akshay Kumar and Priyanka Chopra.