Reema Lagoo, the beautiful actress who was known to play the role of the mum in some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters sadly passed away today on the 18th May 2017 after suffering a cardiac arrest.
Adored by her co-stars and fans Reema, aged 59 starred alongside some of the biggest superstars such as Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Kajol and Juhi Chawla – to just name a few!
She starred in a number of box office hits such as, Maine Pyar Kiya, Hum Aapke Hain Kaun, Kal Ho Na Ho and Kuch Kuch Hota Hain. Having starred in TV serials too Reema was a household name all over the world.
It is reported that she was admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai at 1am (Local time) on 18 May 2017 after she complained of chest pain. She was reported to have passed away on the same day at 3:15am from cardiac arrest. It is believe that at the time of her death, she was described as being “perfectly fine” and having “no health issues.”
Aamir Khan, Kajol, Rishi Kapoor were among those who attended her funeral which took place today in Mumbai.
Stars took to social media to pay tribute to ‘Bollywood favourite mum’:
Priyanka Chopra: “RIP #ReemaLagoo such a loss to art and cinema. You are and will always be our favourite screen mom. My condolences to the family.”
Akshay Kumar: “Saddened to hear about the demise of #ReemaLagoo, had the opportunity to work with her…a fine actress and person.Prayers to the family.”
Madhuri Dixit Nene: “Saddened. RIP #ReemaLagoo. She radiated talent, beauty and such warmth. She will be missed. Condolences to her family.”
Anushka Sharma: “Grew up watching d warmth & love #ReemaLagoo ji brought out on screen. Saddened by her sudden demise.Heartfelt condolences to her family…”
Katrina Kaif: “Even though I never got a chance to work with #ReemaLagoo ji , her work in our industry is unforgettable…”