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Veteran actress Reema Lagoo passes away at 59

May 18, 2017 11:27 IST
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Perhaps the most celebrated mother of the Indian cinema, actress Reema Laagoo passed away at the age of 59 after reportedly suffering from cardiac arrest on Thursday. Known for her roles in movies like ‘Hum Aapke Hain Kaun,’ ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’ and ‘Vaastav’ and TV shows like ‘Shrimaan Shrimati’ and ‘Tu Tu Main Main’, Laagoo was admitted to the Kokilaben Hospital last night when she complained of chest pain. She eventually died of cardiac arrest. The actress was born on May 18 in 1958 and appeared in Marathi, Hindi films and television shows, serving the industry for nearly four decades. Reema shared screen space with actors like Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Anupam Kher, Kajol, Sanjay Dutt and Madhuri Dixit. Laagoo played a plethora of roles ranging from character roles to the actor’s mother. Her last screen appearance was television show ‘Naamkaran’.