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Lagoo passed away due to cardiac arrest at the age of 59 at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital today.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered Lagoo as a versatile actor who left a big impact in the film and TV world. The news of her demise was met with shock as she wasn't suffering from any prolonged illness and hence this sudden onslaught of a heart attack was shattering, to say the least. Lagoo was admitted to the hospital late last night after she complained of chest pain, the hospital's Executive Director Ram Naraian said.

Irani posted, "Our very dear Reema Lagoo is no more".

Nath and Lagoo have worked in numerous movies together such as Hum Aapke Hain Koun, Maine Pyaar Kiya and Hum Saath Saath Hain. And she was known on Hindi TV with her characters roles in shows like Tu Tu Main Main and Shrimaan Shrimati.

Reema Lagoo was last seen in Mahesh Bhatt's television serial "Naamkaran".

In Marathi, she gave notable stage performances in "Ghar Tighanche Have", "Chal Aatap Lavkar", "Jhale Mokle Aakash", "To Ek Kshann", "Purush Buland" and "Vitho Rakhumai", etc.

From Salman Khan to Shah Rukh Khan, Govinda, Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Sridevi, Urmila Matondkar and Akshay Kumar, Lagoo acted as nearly everyone's onscreen mother. She was the daughter of "Lekure Udanda Jaahali" fame actress Mandakini Bhadbhade.

Have a look at some of the most memorable mother roles essayed by Reema Lagoo. She has acted in both Marathi and Hindi films. Reema Lagoo ji will be missed. She started her career with Marathi theater. Starting out with television serials, she rose in prominence with the film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1998) and then also starred in the hit film "Maine Pyaar Kiya" (1989).

Today we chose to give a tribute to her stellar record in Bollywood by helping you relive some of her best performances. "Prayers to the family", added actor Akshay Kumar.

"Your tenacity, your sense of humour, your love for life, your enthusiasm for acting" will always be an inspiration, Viraf wrote.

  • Kyle Peterson