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Actress Reema Lagoo passes away after suffering a cardiac arrest

18 May 2017 | By Shikha Chaudhry
Reema Lagoo, Bollywood's loving mother, passes away

On Wednesday night, veteran actor Reema Lagoo passed away at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Andheri.

According to reports, the 59-year-old complained of chest pain; she passed away after suffering from a cardiac arrest.

Reema Lagoo was known for her work in Hindi and Marathi films, as well as television shows like 'Tu Tu Main Main', 'Shriman Shrimati' etc.

In context: Reema Lagoo, Bollywood's loving mother, passes away

18 May 2017Actress Reema Lagoo passes away after suffering a cardiac arrest

CareerHer career at a glance

Reema Lagoo was an Indian actress, known for appearing in several Marathi, Hindi films and television shows.

Lagoo started off her career with television shows, and eventually acted in supporting roles with some of the biggest names of Bollywood.

She is best known for playing on-screen mother in movies like 'Maine Pyaar Kiya', 'Aashiqui', 'Hum Aapke Hain Kaun' and 'Vaastav: The Reality', among others.

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Reema Lagoo's childhood and personal life

DetailsReema Lagoo's childhood and personal life

Reema Lagoo was born Gurinder Bhadbhade, and was daughter of the Marathi stage actress Mandakini Bhadbhade.

Her capabilities as an actor were noticed right from her schooling days in Pune; she started stage-acting right after completing school.

She got married to Marathi actor Vivek Lagoo, together they had a daughter, but they later separated.